Best Muslim Scientists: Ibn al-Haytham

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Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥasan ibn al-Ḥasan ibn al-Ḥaytham, also known as Alhazen or Alhacen which in Latin, was regarded as the “father of modern optics” as he made several great contributions to mathematics, engineering, psychology, medicine, and physics.

He proved the modern intromission theory of vision by experimenting with lenses, mirrors, and dispersion of light into multiple colors as explained in this Book of Optics.

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