Re: Did Kepler poison Brahe?

From: Preston Garrison <garrisonp@uthscsa.edu>
Date: Tue Aug 16 2005 - 22:37:48 EDT

>Their views are the same as mine: the novel is very interesting, partly
>based on fact (it's a fact that Tycho ingested a relatively high amount of
>Mercury within hours of his death), but also highly speculative in its
>interpretation of Tycho's death and very strongly biased in its
>interpretation of the two principal characters (Tycho and Kepler).

Just to clarify a bit. The book is not a historical novel. It is
written as history, albeit by two journalists.

Preston G.
Received on Tue Aug 16 22:40:14 2005

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