Cairo, al-Haytham, and the Book of Optics

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Cairo, al-Haytham, and the Book of Optics

2017
30 mins

Al-Haytham's seven-volume Book of Optics is one of the most fascinating works of scientific enquiry in the Golden Age. After reviewing the wider context of Cairo in the 10th century, delve into al-Haytham's experimentation...

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Eamonn Gearon