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[Note of the editor] This article was published in 2003 as: David A. King, "The renaissance of astronomy in...
BBC Four - The Dark Ages: An Age of Light - The Wonder of IslamLEARN MORE
BBC Four: "The Dark Ages have been misunderstood. History has identified the period following the fall of the...
Figure 1: Location map showing Kerala in India.
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The Kerala School of astronomy and mathematics was an Indian school of mathematics and astronomy founded by...
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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It is well known nowadays that modern Scientific Revolution benefited indirectly from the theories, results...
A 3 D model of the wudu' (ablution) water machine constructed from Banu Musa's manuscripts.
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In a keynote lecture pronounced by Professor Salim T S Al-Hassani in September 2003 at the European...
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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For over 700 years the international language of science was Arabic. In this compelling, inspiring book, Jim...