Daily Archives: July 18, 2008

Volcanic Activity at Llaima, Chile

SERNAGEOMIN reported that although observations of Llaima were inhibited by cloud cover on 2 July, incandescence from the 1-km-long lava flow on the W flank was observed. An overflight revealed cooled blocks at the end of the lava flow and … Continue reading

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Abū Rayhān al-Bīrūnī

Abū Rayḥān Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Bīrūnī (September 15, 973 in Kath, Khwarezm – December 13, 1048 in Ghazni) was a Persian polymath scholar of the 11th century. He was a scientist and physicist, an anthropologist and psychologist, an astronomer, a … Continue reading

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