The Science of al-Biruni

  title={The Science of al-Biruni},
  author={Amelia Carolina Sparavigna},
  journal={International journal of sciences},
Al-Biruni (973-1048) was one of the greatest scientists of all times. He was an astronomer, mathematician and philosopher, and studied physics and natural sciences. In this paper, we will discuss some of his experimental methods and some instruments he used. 
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