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Google celebrates Omar Khayyam’s 971st birth anniv

Google celebrates Omar Khayyam’s 971st birth anniv

Search engine giant Google celebrated the 971st birth anniversary of legendary Persian mathematician, poet and astronomer Omar Khayyam on Saturday with a doodle on its homepage, reports UNB. Khayyam was born in 1048 at Nishapur, Khorasan (present-day Iran). As a mathematician, he is best credited for his work on the classification and solution of cubic equation where he had provided geometric solutions by the intersection of cones. He was ahead of his time in the vast field of algebra and geometrics.

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