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When and where did alhazen live?

He was believed to be born in 965 and died in 1040. He lived in Basra, Arab (current day Iraq) and Cairo, Egypt.

Did alhazen invent the microscope?

To be politically correct: no. To be correct: yes. Although he didn't invent the actual device, he is credited with figuring out the facts needed to design and construct most (MORE)
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Why did alhazen invent the camera obscurer?

Because it was easier than setting up a tent. In Ancient Egypt, people would put up tents in the middle of the day to shield themselves from the hot sun. Sometimes tents get (MORE)