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The changing face of numerals: Brahmi numerals from India (top); Arabic-Indic numerals, developed and popularised by al-Khwarizmi; and the numerals we use today (bottom).

Top 10 ancient Arabic scientists

Thursday, 6 January 2011 - 20 comments

We count down the top 10 most influential scientists from the Arabic Golden Age who progressed science and technology while Europe was in a cultural decline during the Dark Ages.

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