What Islamic Golden Age Thinkers Discovered Long before the West

 

Sure you’ve heard of Copernicus, Fibonacci and Fermat. But what about Ibn al-haytham, al-Bīrūni, al-razi – the often uncredited Islamic Golden Age scholars who inspired and informed their discoveries?

 

Our interactive infographic charts the discoveries, inventions and scientific breakthroughs of the Islamic Golden Age and beyond versus their comparative date of ‘discovery’ by the West.

Source: What Islamic Golden Age Thinkers Discovered Long before the West — Information is Beautiful

This is a really cool interactive timeline that shows discoveries during the Islamic golden age and when they were discovered by the west.