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What was Ibn Al Haytham most famous for?
Furthermore, what did Ibn Al Haytham invent?
Additionally, when did Ibn Al Haytham die? March 6, 1040
Similarly, what was Ibn Al Haytham's greatest contribution to the field of physics?
Major works Ibn al-Haytham's most important work is Kitāb al-manā?ir (“Optics”). Although it shows some influence from Ptolemy's 2nd century ad Optics, it contains the correct model of vision: the passive reception by the eyes of light rays reflected from objects, not an active emanation of light rays from the eyes.
Where did Ibn Al Haytham live?