Albert Lawrence Brooks is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director. He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for 1987's Broadcast News and was widely praised for his performance in the 2011 film Drive. His voice acting credits include Marlin in Finding Nemo and Finding Dory , and recurring guest voices for The Simpsons, including Russ Cargill in The Simpsons Movie . He has directed, written, and starred in several comedy films, such as Modern Romance , Lost in America , and Defending Your Life . He is also the author of 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America .
Tycho Brahe was a Danish nobleman, astronomer, and writer known for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations. He was born in the then Danish peninsula of Scania. Well known in his lifetime as an astronomer, astrologer and alchemist, he has been described as "the first competent mind in modern astronomy to feel ardently the passion for exact empirical facts." His observations were some five times more accurate than the best available observations at the time.