Celebrating Ibn Al-Haytham

iec-logo-01Remembering the father of modern optics 1000 years on

by Janice Blondeau

The year 2015 marks the 1000th anniversary since the appearance of the seven volume treatise on optics Kitab al-Manazir written by the Arab scientist Ibn al-Haytham.  Part of the International Year of Light, ‘1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al-Haytham’ is an international educational campaign, which celebrates this 10th century science pioneer, known as the “Father of modern Optics”. This is the second in a series of e-tech articles celebrating the International Year of Light. Read More…


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