Figure 1: Professor Charles Burnett interviewed by FSTC, with the logo of 1001 Inventions behind him, during The First International Conference on the History of Science among Muslims and Arabs at the University of Sharjah, UAE, in March 2008.
Mont Saint-Michel or Toledo: Greek or Arabic Sources for Medieval European Culture?LEARN MORE
In a recent book, Sylvain Gouguenheim has caused a furore in claiming that European culture owes nothing to...
Figure 1: The young Aydin Sayili. Courtesy of Dr. Hüseyin Gazi Topdemir.
In Memory of Aydin SayiliLEARN MORE
Aydin Sayilli (1913-1993) was an eminent historian of science whose pioneering work during a 50-year career...
Figure 1: Front cover of Lost History: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers and Artists by Michael Hamilton Morgan (National Geographic books, 2007).
A Plea for the Recovery of the Forgotten History of Muslim HeritageLEARN MORE
This is a review of the book published in 2007 by Michael Hamilton Morgan, Lost History. The essay attempts...
Figure 1: The authors of the article: Aliya Khan (left), Ingrid Hehmeyer (right).
Islam’s Forgotten Contributions to Medical ScienceLEARN MORE
The transmission of medical knowledge can be traced to some of the earliest writings in human history. Yet a...
Figure 1: Jim Al-Khalili, British scientist, author and broadcaster (Source).
It's Time to Herald the Arabic Science That Prefigured Darwin and NewtonLEARN MORE
In this era of intolerance and cultural tension, Professor Al-Khalili launched a hearty plea in The Guardian...
Figure 1: Professor Jim Al-Khalili, British Theoretical Nuclear Physicist, Academic, Author and Broadcaster, browsing through the book 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in our World (FSTC, 2006) (Source).
Remembering the Language of History and Science: When the World Spoke ArabicLEARN MORE
Two shows are expected to be broadcast on BBC Four in January 2009: An Islamic History of Europe by Rageh...