Ancient Skies

Shattering the Spheres

Clip: Episode 3 | 2m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

Danish Astronomer Tycho Brahe's observations of the Great Comet of 1577 overturn 1,500 years of scientific belief when he uses them to prove that planets do not orbit inside concentric crystalline spheres.

Aired: 08/07/19

Rating: TV-PG

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