Muhammad Khwarizmi

Muhammad Khwarizmi was a Persian Mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, geographer, and historian in the 8th and 9th centuries. Khwarizmi's work on arithmetic was responsible for introducing a set of 10 symbols—1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0. In “The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing” Khwarizmi [...]

Avicenna

Ibn Sina, also known as Abu Ali Sina, and often known in the west as “Avicenna” was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most famous and influential Iranian philosophers and scientists and is known as the” father of modern medicine”. The Canon of Medicine discussed the most [...]

Abu Bakr al-Razi

Abu Bakr al-Razi (Razi) was Persian polymath in the studies as physician, alchemist, and philosopher in the 9th and 10th centuries. He was an important figure in medicine with numerous discoveries in compounds and chemicals including alcohol and sulfuric acid. As chief physician of Baghdad and Ray hospitals, he was [...]

National Khayyam Day

May 18 is observed as National Khayyam Day. Born on May 18, 1048 in Nishapur, 2019 marks Khayyam's  971st birthday. Omar Khayyam was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, and poet in the 11th and 12th centuries notable for his contributions to geometry and designing the Jalali calendar. As a poet, Khayyam [...]

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