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Embedding Scientific Ideas as a Mode of Science Transmission

I used the discipline of astronomy as a template to record the transmi...

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The Science of Al-Biruni

Al-Biruni was so far ahead of his time that his most brilliant discove...

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From Baghdad to Barcelona: The Anxiety of Influence in the Transmission of the Greek and Arabic Sciences

Drawing on Harold Bloom’s model of poetic influence and supersession...

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Astronomy in Medieval Jerusalem

Various medieval Arabic manuscripts preserved in libraries around the ...

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Oxford Museum of the History of Science Online Al-Mizan Exhibition

The Oxford Museum of the History of Science launched an online Al-Miza...

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Islamic Astronomy from “Star Wars” to Star Tables

The most obvious difference between modern and Islamic astronomy is th...

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Star-finders Astrolabes

Over a thousand-year period in Muslim Civilisation, epoch-making disco...

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Science and Engineering in the Islamic Heritage Symposium

“Science and Engineering in the Islamic Heritage”, a Symposium org...

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The Story of Mathematics

During the Cheltenham Science Festival from 6 - 11 June 2017, a panel ...

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Islamic Astronomy

This article was originally published as: “Islamic Astronomy”, in ...

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Al-Khalili and the Culmination of Spherical Astronomy in 14th-Century Damascus

Syria in the 14th century was the scene of the most sophisticated deve...

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Nearly 3 Centuries old light system illuminates a sacred grave on Sun’s equinox

This year has been chosen as "International Year of Light (IYL2015)" b...

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Ibn Yunus and The Pendulum: A History of Errors

In this article, Professor David A. King explores the authenticity of ...

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The renaissance of astronomy in Baghdad in the 9th and 10th centuries

[Note of the editor] This article was published in 2003 as: David A. K...

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Manuscript Review: Farthest Perception in the Comprehension of Heavens, by Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi

With all the weight of his knowledge, Qutub al-Din preferred to be a m...

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Abu al-Wafa al-Buzjanî

Muḥammad Abūʾl-Wafāʾ al-Būzjānī (10 June 940–997 or 998) wa...

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Ulugh Beg

Ulugh Beg was a Timurid ruler as well as an astronomer, mathematician....

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Ibn al-Majdi

Shihab al-Din Abu al-'Abbas Ahmad Ibn al-Majdi (1359–1447 CE) was an...

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