Be Smart

The Dark Origins of the Scientific Method

Season 11 Episode 2 | 11m 53s  | Video has closed captioning.

500 years before the Scientific Revolution, the mathematician Al-Hassan Ibn al-Haytham spent hours in a dark room studying the light that filtered in. Not only did he revolutionize how we literally see the world, he pioneered the scientific method that is now the backbone of modern science.

Aired: 02/14/23

Rating: NR


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