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On 28 April 2012 Professor Dr Ahmad Yusuf al-Hassan Gabarin passed away. He was one of the most important...
Historic map of Venice by Piri Reis in the Kitab al-Bahriye (Book of Navigation). (Source).
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Figure 1: Imaginary portrait of Ibn al-Haytham. (Source).
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The famous scientist Ibn al-Haytham (‘Alhazen') has rightly been credited with many advances in optics and...
Figure 1: Front cover of Cybernetics – Past, Present, Future (in Turkish) by Toygar Akman
Book Review of Dr. Toygar Akman's “Cybernetics”LEARN MORE
"Cybernetics: Past, Present, Future" published by Toygar Akman, a renowned expert in the field, retraces for...
Figure 1: Dome of the clocks in the courtyard of the of Umayyad Mosque in Damascus. © Bernard Gagnon (31 March 2010). (Source).
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Figure 1-2: Two pages of a manuscript of Kitab Tanqih al-Manazir by Kamal al-Din al-Farisi dated Ramadan 708 (February-March 1309). © Adilnor Collection. (Source).
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