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WHO IS CONSIDERED AS The 'first true scientist ?

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Asked by khabardar, 06 Dec '11 12:19 am
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Ibn al-Haytham
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 08 Dec '11 12:46 pm

 
  
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For, without doubt, another great physicist, who is worthy of ranking up alongside Newton, is a scientist born in AD 965 in what is now Iraq who went by the name of al-Hassan Ibn al-Haytham.
Most people in the West will never have even heard of him.
As a physicist myself, I am quite in awe of this man's contribution to my field, but I was fortunate enough to have recently been given the opportunity to dig a little into his life and work through my recent filming of a three-part BBC Four series on medieval Islamic scientists.
Modern methods
Popular accounts of the history of science typically suggest that no major scientific advances took place in between the ancient Greeks and the European Renaissance.
But just because Western Europe languished in the Dark Ages, does not mean there was stagnation elsewhere. Indeed, the period between the 9th and 13th Centuries marked the Golden Age of Arabic science.
Great advances were made in mathematics, astronomy, medicine, physics, chemistry ...more
Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7810846.stm
Answered by chela, 06 Dec '11 12:22 am

 
  
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There are many contender to make this claim.
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 12 Jul 03:16 pm

 
  
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An enlightening BA
Answered by anil garg, 09 Dec '11 02:06 am

 
  
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Ibn al-Haytham FIRST THEN ISAAC NEWTON
Answered by hazir jawab, 08 Dec '11 01:48 pm

 
  
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Ibn al haythem ,this year is celebrated by scientific community in his memory
Answered by vaaaren, 08 Dec '11 01:37 pm

 
  
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The History of Rocket Science

The First True Scientists

More of This History Feature
Main Page
Part I: Early Fireworks
Part 2: Rocketry's First True Scientists and Modern Designs

Related Research and Famous Scientists ...more
Source: Source:-About.com
Answered by radhakrishnan, 06 Dec '11 12:35 am

 
  
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Newton
Answered by vijay, 06 Dec '11 12:22 am

 
  
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Inventor of the wheel or fire...................
The name is missing.
Answered by Bits, 06 Dec '11 12:21 am

 
  
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