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The Unpublished Works of Arabic Geography: An Overview and a Classification
Islamic geographical texts are not only valuable in terms of geographical research, they also constitute an essential resource in the study of Arab-Islamic civilisation - its literature, history,...
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Top Seven Ingenious Clocks from Muslim Civilisation that Defied the Middle Ages
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Sub-Saharan Centres of Learning
Though we may think of Timbuktu as the pre-eminent site of pre-colonial West African scholarship, we must remember that there were other places spanning across the Western and Central Sudan that were...
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Omar Sharif’s final film dedicated to his legacy
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The International Year of Light Sheds Light on the Dark Ages
The UNESCO International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies is a multi-faceted celebration of light in its scientific, technological and cultural context. Central to this has been the...
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Abu al-Wafa al-Buzjanî
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World Environment Day
 World Environment Day 5th June
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1001 Inventions To Partner With China’s Biggest Science Festival
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Ode to Ahmad Baba Al-Massufi
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Cairo University Announces Partnership with 1001 Inventions
Cairo University joins 1001 Inventions partners in Egypt 
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Entrance of the exhibition "1001 Inventions" in Abu Dhabi (19 November-22 December 2011).
The Flyer for the Science and Poetry event of the exhibition.
Sheikha Al Mutairy giving the opening speech of the Science and Poetry event.
In red holding the white book: Mr. Kiosuke Toda, post graduate student, Program of Global Governance & Regional Strategy, Graduate School of Media & Governance, Keio University, Japan. Holding the blue pamphlet: Dr. Akira Ichikawa, Global Environmental Research Project, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.
Jeffrey N. Rudolph, President and CEO of California Science Center (CSC)
California Science Center, Los Angeles
From left to right, William Harris (VP, CSC), Maurice Coles (FSTC), Jeff Rudolph (President and CEO, CSC) and Dr. Diane Perlov (VP, CSC)
Maurice Coles from FSTC speaking at the launch of 1001 Inventions at the California Science Center
Hillary Clinton speaking via video to launch the 1001 Inventions exhibition in Los Angeles
Sheriff Baca of the County of Los Angeles (left) receiving the 1001 Inventions book from Maurice Coles of 1001 Inventions and CE4CE (right).
Dr. Margaret Honey (The CEO and President of NYSCI) and Prof. Salim Al-Hassani (Chairman of 1001 Inventions) present the Scribe Clock to Jeffrey Rudolph (President and CEO of the California Science Center)

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