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The Scientific Odyssey

The Scientific Odyssey is a podcast exploration of scientific inquiry through it's history and philosophy.  New episodes weekly.

Apr 10, 2016

In this episode we look at the astronomical work done during the Golden Age of Islamic Science.  This includes the work sponsored by the Abbasid caliph al-Ma'mun, the work of al-Balkhi, al-Battani, al-Biruni and ibn al-Haytham.  We conclude with material covering the Andalusian Revolt and the Maragha Revolution.