alhacen alhacen

Definition(s):

  • (n) an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)

News

  • Niger says 92 migrants found dead in Sahara after failed crossing

    By Abdoulaye Massalatchi NIAMEY (Reuters) - Rescuers have found the bodies of 92 migrants, most of them women and children, strewn across the Sahara desert in northern Niger after their vehicles broke down and they died of thirst, authorities said on Thursday. Rescue worker Almoustapha Alhacen said the bodies of 52 children, 33 women and seven men were found close to the Algerian border, some ...
    on November 1, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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