Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Al-Biruni: Master Astronomer and Muslim Scholar of the Eleventh Century” as Want to Read:
Al-Biruni: Master Astronomer and Muslim Scholar of the Eleventh Century
Few biographies of al-Biruni exist in English, and this is the first for young adults. Al-Biruni studies medicine, physics, philosophy, mathematics, and astronomy, and possessed a profoundly stunning intellect. He helped develop mathematics, from trigonometry to calculus, mapped cities and the distances between them, and inspired others in the virtuous pursuit of knowledge ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published April 1st 2014 by Rosen Central
(first published August 1st 2005)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
There aren't many books available in English about the great scientists of the islamic world, so the publication of this series about Al-Biruni, Al-Khwarismi, Ibn-Sina etc is very welcome. A bit boring and summarizing style with an apologetic tendency. By the way, it is just 100 pages with big letters, and has nice illustrations.