#1. Abu Rayhan Beruni was born in 973 in the city of Kat, Khorezm, and died in 1048 in the city of Ghazna.
#2. Beruni was an encyclopedist and wrote more than 150 works.
#3. Beruni developed the theory of the seas and made a great revolutionary change in the science of geography.
#4. The thinker was the first in the history of mankind to make a globe of our planet and determine the radius of the Earth.
#5. Abu Rayhan Beruni predicted the existence of land in the Western Hemisphere 5 centuries before Christopher Columbus discovered America.
#6. Beruni was the first to scientifically prove that the Earth constantly moves around its axis and the Sun.
#7. Beruni is the founder of science trigonometry.
#8. The thinker developed the scientific-theoretical foundations of comparative religion, ethnology and cultural studies.
#9. 600 years before Johannes Kepler, Beruni put forward the theory of the movement of the planets along an elliptical orbit.
Part of the information was translated from the manuals issued by the Imam Bukhari International Research Center and the Center of Islamic Civilization in Uzbekistan.