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The original investigations of Alhazen had to do largely with optics.A History of Science, Volume 2(of 5)
Henry Smith Williams
In the meantime the law of reflexion had been discovered; that for refraction foiled Alhazen, and was reserved for a European.
A later edition was published, together with a translation of Alhazen, by F. Risner in 1572.
Alhazen's explanation of the use of the retina and lens was adopted.
Alhazen discovered atmospheric refraction, and showed that we see the sun and the moon after they have set.Fragments of science, V. 1-2