Muslim Astronomers

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Cosmology In Medieval Islam - Cosmology in The Medieval Islamic World - Early Hay'a Program
... Muslim scholars developed a program of seeking a physically real configuration (hay'a) of the universe, that would be consistent with both mathematical and ... Within the context of this hay'a tradition, Muslim astronomers began questioning technical details of the Ptolemaic system of astronomy ... Some Muslim astronomers, however, most notably Abū Rayhān al-Bīrūnī and Nasīr al-Dīn al-Tūsī, discussed whether the Earth moved and considered how this might ...

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