German researchers have discovered a hand copy of Iran’s Avicenna (Ibn Sina) in which a Persian philosopher and scientist watched a phenomenon now known as a supernova.
brief observation of the star SN 1006 report is presented in The Book of
Healing (Kitab al-Shifa ') written by Avicenna.
to the researchers who discovered the writing, there is no doubt that this is
the supernova occurred on 1 May 1006.
phenomenon has also been described by Arab and Chinese astronomers, well known
remains of the supernova were discovered in 1960 by Australian Parkes
is among the most influential scientists of the medieval Islamic world. Born on
August 16, 980, he died on June 18, 1037. He is the author of over 450 books on
29 areas of science. His principal writings include medicine, biology, ethics
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