Hand Drawn – Phases of the Moon diagram by Persian Astronomer al-Biruni, 973-1048

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A reproduction of one of the first attempts to understand the phases of the moon. A perfect gift for teacher’s, students or anybody with an interest in science and history.

Al-Biruni is regarded as one of the greatest scholars of the medieval Islamic era and was well versed in physics, mathematics, astronomy, and natural sciences, and also distinguished himself …

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A reproduction of one of the first attempts to understand the phases of the moon. A perfect gift for teacher’s, students or anybody with an interest in science and history.

Al-Biruni is regarded as one of the greatest scholars of the medieval Islamic era and was well versed in physics, mathematics, astronomy, and natural sciences, and also distinguished himself as a historian, chronologist and linguist. 

This illustration explains the different phases of the moon with respect to the position of the sun. Al-Biruni recognized this would be caused by the earth rotating on it’s axis, and even discussed heliocentrism (Earth rotating around the sun); however considered it a philosophical problem.

What will you receive:

Hand drawn vintage science print. (Sizes available at checkout)
Certificate that describes the piece.
2 x Different stick on labels to choose from.

Each one is Signed, & Serial Numbered in the order it was created. As each one is hand made & staining process is random, it may differ slightly from the one pictured, every single one is unique and made with care.

For an example of the profile page you will receive check out:
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