He then said boldly that it was impossible that so good an observer as Tycho could be wrong by eight minutes* and added, " out of these eight minutes we will construct a new theory that will explain the motions of all the planets. History of Astronomy - Page 51by George Forbes - 1909 - 200 pagesFull view - About this book
| George Biddell Airy - Astronomy - 1866 - 292 pages
...degree. He then said boldly that it was impossible that so good an observer as Tycho could be wrong by **eight minutes, and added, " out of these eight minutes...that will explain the motions of all the planets."** He then proceeded to explain the theory of motion in ellipses. I shall now speak of elliptic motion.... | |
| William James Rolfe, Joseph Anthony Gillet - Astronomy - 1868 - 308 pages
...eight minutes of a degree. He then said boldly that so good an observer as Brahe could not be wrong by **eight minutes, and added, " Out of these eight minutes...will construct a new theory that will explain the** motion of all the planets." The theory thus constructed was, that all the planets move in ellipses... | |
| J. DORMAN STEELE, PH.D. - 1874
...degree. Believing that so good an astronomer could not be mistaken as to the facts, Kepler exclaimed, " **Out of these eight minutes we will construct a new theory that will explain the** movements of all planets." He resumed his work, and for eight years continued to imagine every conceivable... | |
| Joel Dorman Steele - Astronomy - 1874 - 336 pages
...degree. Believing that so good an astronomer could not be mistaken as to the facts, Kepler exclaimed, " **Out of these eight minutes we will construct a new theory that will explain the** movements of all planets." He resumed his work, and for eight years continued to imagine every conceivable... | |
| Joel Dorman Steele - Astronomy - 1876 - 336 pages
...degree. Believing that so good an astronomer could not be mistaken as to the facts, Kepler exclaimed, " **Out of these eight minutes we will construct a new theory that will explain the** movements of all planets." He resumed his work, and for eight years continued to imagine every conceivable... | |
| George Biddell Airy - Astronomy - 1881 - 304 pages
...degree. He then said boldly that it was impossible that so good an observer as Tycho could be wrong by **eight minutes, and added, "out of these eight minutes...that will explain the motions of all the planets."** He then proceeded to explain the theory of motion in ellipses. I shall now speak of elliptic motion.... | |
| Joel Dorman Steele - Astronomy - 1884 - 326 pages
...degree. Believing that so good an astronomer could not be mistaken as to the facts, Kepler exclaimed, " **Out of these eight minutes we will construct a new theory that will explain the** movements of all planets." He resumed his work, and for eight years continued to imagine every conceivable... | |
| William Ralph Boyce Gibson, Augusta Klein - Logic - 1908 - 500 pages
...observations. He then said boldly that it was impossible that so good an observer as Tycho could be wrong by **eight minutes, and added : ' Out of these eight minutes...that will explain the motions of all the planets.'** He then proceeded to work out the theory of motion in ellipses. For he had at length found to his great... | |
| William Ralph Boyce Gibson - Logic - 1908 - 500 pages
...observations. He then said boldly that it was impossible that so good an observer as Tycho could be wrong by **eight minutes, and added : ' Out of these eight minutes...that will explain the motions of all the planets.'** He then proceeded to work out the theory of motion in ellipses. For he had at length found to his great... | |
| Sir Richard Arman Gregory - Science - 1916 - 340 pages
...looked at squarely from a distance of a dozen yards. " Out of these eight minutes," said Kepler, " **we will construct a new theory that will explain the motions of all the planets."** All previous theories had assumed the existence of uniform circular movement ; and it was only when... | |
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