Ibn al-Haytham, First Scientist

Ibn al-Haytham, First Scientist

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Monday, 7 December

Ibn al-Haytham made massive contributions to the world’s understanding of light and vision through experiments that he did during a prolonged house arrest in the early 11th century. He also wrote about medicine, philosophy, astronomy, math and ethics. 

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