Figure 1: Ibn al-Haytham (here Alhasen) sharing with Galileo the honour of holding up the title page of Hevelius' Selenographia, pub¬lished in 1647. Note the image of the brain on the plinth below Ibn al-Haytham. Image courtesy of the library of the Royal Society.
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Figure 1: Front cover of Cybernetics – Past, Present, Future (in Turkish) by Toygar Akman
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Figure 1: Front cover of Islamic Gardens and Landscapes by Dr Fairchild Ruggles.
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Figure 1: Victor and Cheek in Kalila wa-Dimna. Manuscript dated circa 1200 CE, Syria. (Source).
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Figure 1: Front cover of the book Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science by Jim Al-Khalili, Allen Lane, 2010.
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Figure 1: Front cover of Ibn El-Heysem ve Yeni Optik by Huseyin Gazi Topdemir (Lotus Publishing, 2008).
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