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The Research Team

The project to re-open the tomb of Tycho Brahe and analyse the late astronomer’s physical remains will be carried out by a large team of Danish and Czech researchers.

  • Research Team Leader: Medieval Archaeologist and Associate Professor Jens Vellev of the Department of Archaeology, Anthropology and Linguistics, Aarhus University
  • Associate Professor Kåre Lund Rasmussen, Department of Physics and Chemistry, University of Southern Denmark
  • Professor Niels Linnerup, The Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen
  • University Associate Professor Jan Pallon, Department of Physics, Lund University
  • Petr Veleminský Ph.D., Dept. of Anthropology, National Museum, Prague
  • Zdenek Dragoun Ph.D., Národni Památkový Ústav, Prague
  • Senior research scientist Jiri Smolik, Laboratory of Aerosol Chemistry and Physics, Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals, Prague
  • Ph.D. Archeologist Milena Bravermanova, The Art Collections Department, Prague
  • Associate Professor Dr. Jan Kucera, Nuclear Phycics Institute, Rez
  • RNDr. Jaroslav Bruzek, Ph.d., Department of Anthropology and Human Genetics, Prague
  • MUDr. Bc. Martin Horak, Radiodiagnostické oddeleni, Prague