The Carouser and the Great Astronomer | Curio

The Carouser and the Great Astronomer

13 mins | May 21, 2020

The editor of the Godfather trilogy on a triumphant story between two of the most famous astronomers. Walter Murch, a prestigious filmmaker known for his work with Francis Ford Coppola in classics like The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, explores his passionate interest for history and science in this piece for Nautilus. Here, he shares a fascinating story of two of the most famous astronomers of all time, Johannes Kepler and Tycho Brahe – and Tycho's unfortunate third cousin, Frederik.

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From Nautilus magazine