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United Nations tribute to Ibn Al-Haytham and 1001 Inventions film screening
International Year of Light celebration and tribute to Ibn Al-Haytham held at UN in New York
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Zheng He - the Chinese Muslim Admiral
The Beijing Olympic Games started on Friday 8 August 2008 with a dramatic opening ceremony featuring a cast of thousands performers that celebrated the arts and achievements of China's long history....
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Eye Specialists in Islamic Cultures
"I invite you... to go back with me 1000 years to consider the fascinating history of the old Arabian ophthalmology which I have studied in the past five years." With these words Julius Hirschberg,...
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Muscat Festival Announces 1001 Inventions Exhibition
International award-winning global touring show arrives in Muscat as an anchor attraction at Al-Amerat Park
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The European Muslim Heritage and its Role in the Development of Europe
In a keynote lecture pronounced by Professor Salim T S Al-Hassani in September 2003 at the European Parliament in Brussels, he used slides and 3-D animations to outline the impressive heritage which...
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National Geographic and 1001 Inventions Publish “Ibn al-Haytham” Children’s Book
"Ibn al-Haytham: The Man Who Discovered How We See" releasing in 2016
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Ode to Sheikh Abdul al-Amawi: The Old Man of Barawa
In this article, Natty Mark Samuels explores the life and contributions of 19th Century Abdul Aziz al-Amawi. Abd al Aziz al-Amawi originated from Barawa, Somalia and his subjects of...
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Ibn Al-Haytham Show Launches at Muscat Festival
Oman's largest festival hosts 1001 Inventions Ibn Al-Haytham Show
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Ibn Sina's The Canon of Medicine
The Sheikh al-Ra'is Sharaf al-Mulk Abu ‘Ali al-Husayn b. ‘Abd Allah b. al-Hasan b. ‘Ali Ibn Sina, in Latin he is know as Avicenna and his most famous works are those on philosophy and medicine....
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MUSIAD 1st International Young Businessmen Congress
On December 5th, 2015, MUSIAD’s (Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association) 1st International Young Businessmen Congress convened to discuss “Renewal Not Innovation” in Ankara, Turkey...
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The Science of Restoring and Balancing – The Science of Algebra
Muslim contributions in the field of mathematics have been both varied and far reaching. This article by Mahbub Ghani (from the Department of Electronic Engineering at King's College, London...
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Professor Salim Al-Hassani delivers his speech, “Inspiring a Knowledge Based Society in Turkey”.
Professor Salim Al-Hassani and Samed Murat.
Participants gather to meet Professor Salim Al-Hassani.
President of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu delivers his speech.
  One of the leading ambassadors of Genc MUSIAD, Samed Murat.
An audience member poses a question.
Nebi Cem Erdoğan shares his experiences with the audience.
Sibel Asna
An audience member poses a question.
Page 423 of the Arabic book presenting folio 17r of the Manchester manuscript presenting a part of Al-Isfizārī’s recension of Banū Mūsā’s Kitāb al-ḥiyal.
Page 423 of the Arabic book presenting folio 17r of the Manchester manuscript presenting a part of Al-Isfizārī’s recension of Banū Mūsā’s Kitāb al-ḥiyal.
Page 134 of the Arabic book presenting the diagrams redrawn from al-Isfizārī’s manuscript; the two diagrams present the reconstruction of two of Banū Mūsā’s machines.
Samples of reconstruction of some of al-Isfizārī’s machines in 3-D environment.

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