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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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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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World Math Days and Month

As the world celebrates World Maths and Pi Day on March 12th and March...

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BBC Travel: Where algebra got its name from

Amazing snapshots from Khiva (formally known as Khawarizm) in Uzbekist...

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Muslim Founders of Mathematics

The 7th to the 13th century was the golden age of Muslim learning. In ...

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New Results In The Research On Some Mathematical Works Of Nasir Al-Din Al-Tusi

The article analyses the mathematical contents of four texts by Nasir ...

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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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‘Umar al-Khayyam (Omar Khayyam)

‘Umar al-Khayyam (better known as Omar Khayyam, 1048-1123 CE), was a...

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Significant Ottoman Mathematicians and their Works

This article aims to give an overview of the formation and development...

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Kerala Mathematics and Its Possible Transmission to Europe

The Kerala School of astronomy and mathematics was an Indian school of...

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Muslim Contributions to Modern Civilisation

Dr Salim Ayduz, researcher at FSTC, presented on Tuesday 9 February 20...

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Numbers, Numbers

Amicable number, perfect numbers, deficient numbers, abundant numbers,...

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The Volume of the Sphere in Arabic Mathematics: Historical and Analytical Survey

The following article focuses on the cubic measure of the volume of th...

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Ahmad Salim Sa‘idan: A Palestinian Historian of Arabic Mathematics

Since the middle of the 20th century, the history of Arabic mathematic...

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Logical Necessities in Mixed Equations: ‘Abd Al-Hamîd Ibn Turk and the Algebra of his Time

The famed Muslim scholar Al-Kwarazmi has long been known as the father...

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Vidinli Huseyin Tawfik: A Modern Turkish Specialist of Linear Algebra

This article is a biography essay on the life and works of Vidinli Taw...

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Glimpses in the History of A Great Number: Pi in Arabic Mathematics

The Greek letter pi (symbolized by p) is defined as the ratio of the c...

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Mathematics in the Medieval Maghrib: General Survey on Mathematical Activities in North Africa

In this important article, Professor Ahmed Djebbar, the renowned schol...

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Taqi al Din Ibn Ma’ruf ‘s Work on Extracting the Cord 2o and Sin 1o

This article by Professor Sevim Tekeli, a leading historian of science...

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Nasuh Al-Matrakî, A Noteworthy Ottoman Artist-Mathematician of the Sixteenth Century

Matrakci Nasuh was a famous Ottoman polymath, writer and knight who pr...

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Sinan’s Acoustical Technology

This article gives the the results of a research project studying the ...

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Al-Hassâr’s Kitâb al-Bayân and the Transmission of the Hindu-Arabic Numerals

This article was a talk given at the 7th Maghrebi Colloque of the Hist...

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Sine, Cosine and the Measurement of the Earth

Mathematics has long been an area of expertise amongst Muslim mathemat...

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Mathematics in Muslim Heritage

Early mathematics was revolutionised by Muslim scholars like Al-Khwari...

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The Science of Restoring and Balancing – The Science of Algebra

Muslim contributions in the field of mathematics have been both varied...

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Contribution of Al-Khwarizmi to Mathematics and Geography

Muhammad ibn Musa Al-Khwarizmi is one of the greatest scientific minds...

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Al-Khwarizmi, Abdu’l-Hamid Ibn Turk and the Place of Central Asia in the History of Science

Abu Ja`far Muhammad ibn Mûsâ al-Khwârazmî is a truly outstanding p...

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Decimal Arithmetic

The introduction of Arabic numbers into Europe involved more than a wa...

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Hail the Queen of Mathematics!

In today's world what Friedrich Gauss called the queen of mathematics ...

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The Scholars of Seville – Mathematics and Astronomy

In Seville, scholars led the science of astronomy, criticising earlier...

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Leonard of Pisa (Fibonacci) and Arabic Arithmetic

Professor Charles Burnett shows that Fibonacci failed to give adequate...

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Al-Kindi, Cryptography, Code Breaking and Ciphers

Cryptography paved the way for the development of arguably humanity's ...

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