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Abdul Rahim Badr

Sector : Science, Scientists

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Jordan
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1920
  • Age: 102
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Abdel Rahim Badr, an astronomer, physician, painter and writer, was born in the city of Hebron in Palestine in the year 1920 AD. He graduated as a physician from Cairo University in 1945 AD and died in the year 1994 AD.

his studies
He was interested in studying astronomy, and with astronomer Khalil Consul, he founded the Society for Amateur Astronomy in 1987, which changed its name to the Jordan Astronomical Society in 1994. He was a member of the Jordanian Society for the History of Science.

His writings
He authored and wrote many books, articles and astronomical books, including:

The Humpback Universe: It was published in 1962, and it is about the theory of relativity.
Sky and Stars Guide, printed in 1981.
Astronomy among the Arabs, printed in 1986 AD.
Encyclopedia of star names for Arabs in ancient and modern astronomy.
He has many articles published in astronomy.



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