Arab mathematicians and scientists led the world 1000 years ago
posted on 05/07/2002 10:07:42 AM PDT
Snell's Law, look it up. There's more.
I can't verify except to concur. The Arabs once were very advanced in mathmatics. The base 10 counting system was an Arabic invention, which we still use today.
I am very pleased to find others joining in and contributing to the documentation of this historical fact. Don't know if it will, but this thread could be an eye-opener and a valuable contribution to truth.
What's happening now in some of the Islamic world is a disgrace and I hope the OBLs and Arafats come to their senses very soon.
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