al-Haytham

noun
an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑mathematician, ↑physicist, ↑astronomer, ↑uranologist, ↑stargazer

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