Figure 1: An artistic impression of al-Bīrūnī (Image from www.muslimheritage.com).
Al-Biruni was one of the most learned of Muslim scholars and scientists. His interests were very wide as he...
Pioneers of Automatic Control SystemsLEARN MORE
Although the feedback concept, which is lying in the foundation of dynamic systems, has been perceived...
Al-Hakim Mosque, Cairo (990-1012)LEARN MORE
Hama is famed for its huge water wheels and it produced great scholars in geography, mathematics, medicine...
Site of Ancient Harran
Harran is a very old town situated in the Jazira province of modern Turkey near the sources of the Balkh...
Figure 1: The Elephant Clock: Leaf from a manuscript of Al-Jazari's Kitab fi macrifat al-hiyal al-handasiyya (The Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices) dated 715 H/1315 CE. (Source)
The Machines of Al-Jazari and Taqi Al-DinLEARN MORE
Prof. Salim T S Al-Hassani In this pioneering survey of some of the machines of Al-Jazari and Taqi Al-Din,...