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By G Venkataraman

It's a heartwarming and extremely inspiring tale approximately Subrahmanyam Chandrasekhar, the main wonderful mathematical physicist India has produced. In an extended and memorable occupation, Chandrasekhar has performed many notable issues yet this publication concentrates totally on certainly one of them, particularly, the invention of the Chandrasekhar restrict.

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His writings were influential in the transmission to medieval Europe of the basic parts of Aristotle’s logic and of elementary arithmetic. The grand plan envisioned by Boethius was to transmit, in Latin, the intellectual achievements of the ancient Greeks. ’ He also noted, in the introduction to his Arithmetic, a handbook for each of the disciplines of the quadrivium: arithmetic, geometry, astronomy and musical theory. indd 028 4/28/2014 12:59:25 PM A NEW AGE least five logical works by Aristotle, as well as translations of Euclid’s Elements.

The program of translation continued until the mid-eleventh century, both in the East and in Muslim Spain. By that time most of the important works of Greek science and philosophy were available in Arabic translations, along with commentaries on these works and the original treatises by Islamic scientists that had been produced in the interim. indd 027 4/28/2014 12:59:25 PM CELESTIAL REVOLUTIONARY scholars writing in Arabic were in a position to take the lead in science and philosophy, absorbing what they had learned from the Greeks and adding to it, hence beginning an Islamic renaissance, whose fruits were eventually passed on to Western Europe.

The program of translation continued until the mid-eleventh century, both in the East and in Muslim Spain. By that time most of the important works of Greek science and philosophy were available in Arabic translations, along with commentaries on these works and the original treatises by Islamic scientists that had been produced in the interim. indd 027 4/28/2014 12:59:25 PM CELESTIAL REVOLUTIONARY scholars writing in Arabic were in a position to take the lead in science and philosophy, absorbing what they had learned from the Greeks and adding to it, hence beginning an Islamic renaissance, whose fruits were eventually passed on to Western Europe.

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