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Alī Ibn Khalaf al-Murādī was a Mechanical engineer and author of the unique technological manuscript entitled Kitāb al-asrār fī natā'ij al-afkār (The Book of Secrets in the Results of Thoughts). It was copied and used at the court of Alfonso VI of León and Castile in Christian Spain in the 11th...
Born on 1130 Died on 1180
Mathematician who was able to extend the arithmetic operations to handle polynomials. He used an early form of induction.
Born on 1193 Died on 15 Nov, 1280
Albertus Magnus, O.P. (1193/1206 – November 15, 1280), also known as Albert the Great and Albert of Cologne, was a Catholic saint. He was a German Dominican friar and a Catholic bishop. He was known during his lifetime as doctor universalis and doctor expertus and, late in his life, the term magnus...
The Banū Mūsā brothers ("Sons of Mūsā Ibn Shakir") were three scholars at Baghdad, active in the House of Wisdom: Ja'far Muhammad Ibn Mūsā (800-873), who specialised in astronomy, engineering, geometry and physics, Ahmad Ibn Mūsā Ibn Shākir (805-873), who specialised in engineering and mechanics, Al...

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