Figure 1. Taqi al-Din ibn Ma'ruf, the director of Istanbul Observatory in late 16th century. He's one of the two senior astronomers (wearing largest turbans) standing behind the table, one holding an astrolabe (Image from www.muslimheritage.com).
Rediscovering Arabic Science: Islamic Scientific Heritage in the last issue of Saudi Aramco WorldLEARN MORE
In its current issue (May-June 2007), Saudi Aramco World, a magazine devoted to increase cross-cultural...
Figure 1. Prof. Charles Burnett during his speech in 1001 Inventions Conference.
The Appreciation of Arabic Science and Technology in the Middle AgesLEARN MORE
This article describes the appreciation of Arabic science and technology in the Middle Ages through the...
Figure 1. Dr. O. Kahl during his speech at 1001 Inventions Conference.
Scientific Transfer and Scholarship in Medieval Arabic PharmacologyLEARN MORE
Arabic pharmacology, a branch of scientific literature dealing with the preparation and application of...
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...
Figure 1. A group of school children practice martial arts formation under the watch of their teacher in the Great Mosque of Xi'an. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_Chinese_martial_arts.
The Legacy of Muslim Kung Fu MastersLEARN MORE
An important legacy of Islam in China is represented by Muslim Kung Fu, developed throughout history by...
Figure 2. The Nestorian Church of St George the Exiler, North Cyprus (Image from www.cypnet.co.uk).
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This article by Professor John Healey, describes the key role in the development of Muslim science which was...