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He was the first person to identify the only substance that can dissolve gold — aqua regis royal water — a volatile mix of hydrochloric and nitric acid. Can you imagine trying to multiply or divide two numbers on paper if they were written in Roman numerals? They developed a system of peer review before publication.
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Top 10 ancient Arabic scientists
Digital Issues Buy a back issue. Renew my subscription Give a Gift Manage my subscription. News Society 06 January Top 10 ancient Arabic scientists. Kiri Beilby counts down the top 10 most influential scientists from the Arabic Golden Age who made advances in science and technology while Europe was in a cultural decline during the Dark Ages.
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