Astronomy and Mathematics

BY: Jeremy Rusmisel Joe Stanley


Astronomy-The study of space

A lot of the names of stars were named after their Muslim discovers. Astronomy first came to the Muslims world through texts from Persia and India. one of the ways they improved astronomy was they perfected the astrolabe

Astrolabe- A tool used to find your position in the stars.

The Muslims also helped invent the calendar. the phases of the moon are predicted on the lunar calender also invented by the Muslims.


Muslims scholars made advances in mathematics. from India the adopted the symbols

0-9. by the time the system made its way to Europe, the numbers were known for Arabic numerals. algebra and trigonometry also came from Muslim thinkers.