Month: December 2017

The Galilean Glasses

At the same time, Galileo turned his “optical tube” to the sky and invented the telescope. She was growing 30 times. He improved the definition of the movement of bodies in space, developing the concept of inertia. This notion allowed him to explain the movement of a mass in the field of gravity. Though a …

Arab Influence

In the Muslim world, whose intellectual centers in the Middle Ages were located in Damascus (Syria) and Baghdad (Iraq) and Samarkand (Uzbekistan), it was inconceivable that theologians would only deal with religious affairs. Indeed, the interpretation of the Koran required, for example, knowledge of geography and astronomy if only to orient oneself for prayer and …