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The Birth of Modern Astronomy

by The Editorial Team Published on: 18th January 2020

Some people, unaware of what was accomplished during Muslim civilisation, believe that astronomy died with the Greeks, and was brought to life again by Nicolas Copernicus, the 15th-century Polish astronomer who is famous for introducing…

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Web Of Words

by The Editorial Team Published on: 19th December 2019

This alphabet lists just some of the words that have come from sources in Muslim civilization and have passed into the English language with their original meaning intact. It is only a small selection...

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Stunning Ceilings from the Wonders of Islamic Architecture

by Cem Nizamoglu Published on: 5th December 2019

Discover ceilings from buildings inspired by Islamic architecture where looking up is a spellbinding experience! Each has a design and a story of its own. Most of them are distinctive and unique in respect of…

1001 Inventions

by 1001 Inventions Published on: 18th March 2019

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Manchester Science Festival to Feature Family Event on Ibn Al-Haytham

by 1001 Inventions Published on: 20th September 2018

1001 Inventions Celebrates Ibn Al-Haytham at Manchester’s Iconic Central Library

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New Annotated Reference (Text Only) Edition of 1001 Inventions Book

by News Desk Published on: 26th September 2017

New Annotated Reference (Text Only) Edition of 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilisation

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“1001 Inventions and The World Of Ibn Al-Haytham” Film Released

by 1001 Inventions Published on: 11th July 2017

The film is part of a global educational campaign launched by 1001 Inventions in partnership with UNESCO in 2015 that has engaged more than 30 million people around the world.

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1001 Inventions New Children’s Book Selected as Best Biography

by 1001 Inventions Published on: 22nd November 2016

Junior Library Guild Honours National Geographic Readers Book on Ibn al-Haytham

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World Book Day 2016 (UK & Ireland)

by News Desk Published on: 2nd March 2016

World Book Day is a yearly event first week of March, "designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and marked in over 100 countries all over the world"*. On this occasion,…

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FSTC Activity Report 2015

by FSTC Published on: 5th February 2016

Year 2015 has been a busy, challenging and a successful Year. FSTC wishes all our colleagues, supporters and readers a successful and prosperous Year 2016. This report provides information on the projects we have worked…

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National Geographic and 1001 Inventions Publish “Ibn al-Haytham” Children’s Book

by 1001 Inventions Published on: 21st January 2016

"Ibn al-Haytham: The Man Who Discovered How We See" releasing in 2016

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President of FSTC at Edinburgh Arab Festival

by News Desk Published on: 8th September 2015

1001 Inventions Versus 1001 Nights: Keynote Speech, by Emeritus Prof. Salim T. S. Al-Hassani, 28 August 2015 at Edinburgh Arab Festival 2015, organized by Islamic & Middle Eastern Department, University of Edinburgh

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Ingenious Clocks from Muslim Civilisation that Defied the Middle Ages

by Cem Nizamoglu Published on: 21st August 2015

TIME TELLING MACHINES: Revealing marvellous mechanical and water-powered clocks from early Muslim Civilisation. These sophisticated devices that defied the Middle Ages.

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Announcement: On New FSTC Historiography

by News Desk Published on: 14th July 2015

The Foundation for Science, Technology, and Civilisation (FSTC) now seeks to build on this success and improve its historiographical approach, use of primary and secondary sources and tighten the focus on science.

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Omar Sharif’s final film dedicated to his legacy

by News Desk Published on: 11th July 2015

Actor Omar Sharif’s final film “1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al-Haytham” has been dedicated to his legacy. Legendary Oscar-nominated actor Omar Sharif, who died on Friday 10 July 2015 in a Cairo hospital…

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Ibn Sina’s The Canon of Medicine

by Cem Nizamoglu Published on: 15th April 2015

The Sheikh al-Ra'is Sharaf al-Mulk Abu ‘Ali al-Husayn b. ‘Abd Allah b. al-Hasan b. ‘Ali Ibn Sina, in Latin he is know as Avicenna and his most famous works are those on philosophy and medicine.…

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“Islamic science: Inventions that changed the World” Lecture by Prof El-Gomati at BSA

by The Editorial Team Published on: 9th October 2013

British Science Association Tayside & Fife Branch, Free Public Lecture Series 2013-2014. Based on the acclaimed exhibition ‘1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim heritage in our World’, this talk demonstrates how men and women of different…

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In Japan: Dr Almansour Lectures on 1000 years of Inventions and Innovations

by Ahmad Almansour Published on: 12th April 2013

On December 7, 2011, Dr Ahmad Almansour presented a lecture at the Faculty of Policy and Management, Keio University, Japan on "1000 years of Inventions and Innovations: Discover the Muslim Heritage in our World."

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Turkish-American TV: Interview with President of FSTC

by 1001 Inventions Published on: 6th December 2012

Interview with Prof. Salim Al-Hassani at 1001 Inventions Exhibition in National Geographic Museum by Turkish-American TV

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National Geographic Live!: Salim Al-Hassani Lecture

by The Editorial Team Published on: 30th September 2012

President of FSTC Professor Salim Al-Hassani's Lecture at National Geographic Museum, Washington DC

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National Geographic Releases New 1001 Inventions Book

by 1001 Inventions Published on: 30th January 2012

25th January 2012, Washington, DC – The latest edition of the best-selling 1001 Inventions book has been published by National Geographic, and will introduce the enduring legacy of Muslim civilization to new audiences in North…

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Science in Arabic Poetry: FSTC Explores a New Face of Muslim Heritage

by 1001 Inventions Published on: 12th January 2012

On December 12, 2011, The heritage of science in Arabic poetry was celebrated by FSTC and 1001 Inventions in Abu Dhabi in a special event under the general theme of Poetry and Science in Islamic…

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Uncovering A Thousand Years of Science and Technology

by WIPO: The World Intellectual Property Organization Published on: 1st October 2010

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published in September 2010 on its website an interesting article (read online here) about the international touring exhibition "1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage in our World" which opened…

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Manuscripts and printing in the spread of Muslim science

by Geoffrey Roper Published on: 15th July 2010

[Proceedings of the conference 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World organised by FSTC, London, 25-26 May 2010]. The following article presents a brief status about the transmission of Muslim scientific texts, and how the…

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Academic Conference: ‘1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World’

by 1001 Inventions Published on: 8th June 2010

On 25th and 26th May 2010 the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) was proud to host a high profile academic conference in the Director's Suite at the London Science Museum.

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Proceedings of the Academic Conference 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World

by The Editorial Team Published on: 26th May 2010

25-26 May 2010, FSTC organised the high profile academic conference 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World at the London Science Museum.

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1001 Inventions: A Conference to Celebrate the International Launch

by FSTC Limited Published on: 27th April 2010

This academic meeting will be held on the occasion of celebrating the International Launch of the new blockbuster 1001 Inventions Exhibition

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1001 Inventions Introduction Film

by 1001 Inventions Published on: 25th February 2010

On the occasion of the launch of 1001 Inventions Exhibition in the Science Museum in London since 21 January 2010, 1001 Inventions Ltd produced a short introductoy film (5:45 mn) to present this ground breaking…

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1001 Inventions Book Continues its Way in the Media: Two Recent Reviews

by The Editorial Team Published on: 23rd August 2009

In the following, we republish two recent and very elogious reviews of 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World published by FSTC in 2006 (Editor-in-Chief Salim al-Hassani). These reviews were published by Carl Kessler in…

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Muslim Heritage in our World: Social Cohesion (1001 Inventions in UK Parliament)

by The Editorial Team Published on: 1st December 2008

Report on a conference launching the 1001 Inventions Exhibition at the UK House of Parliament, 15 October 2008. Between 13 and 17 October 2008, the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) organised two major…

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Science and Rationalism in 9th Century Baghdad

by Roshdi Rashed Published on: 12th November 2008

Text of the Lecture of Professor Jim Al-Khalili in the Conference Muslim Heritage in our World: Social Cohesion marking the 1001 Inventions Exhibition at the House of Parliament, 15th of October 2008, Church House, London,…

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Professor Roshdi Rashed: Promoting Science-based Cultural Dialogue among Civilizations

by Roshdi Rashed Published on: 11th November 2008

Text of the Lecture of Professor Roshdi Rashed in the Conference Muslim Heritage in our World: Social Cohesion marking the 1001 Inventions Exhibition at the House of Parliament, 15th of October 2008, Church House, London,…

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Muslim Heritage: A Scholarly Perspective

by Kaleem Hussain Published on: 24th September 2008

FSTC Research Associate Kaleem Hussain delivered on 17th April 2008 a lecture on ‘Muslim Heritage: A Scholarly Perspective' at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education in Leicester. Aiming to explore the education of children in…

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Dr. Farouk El-Baz receives 1001inventions book

by FSTC Published on: 21st August 2008

Dr. Farouk El-Baz receives 1001inventions book

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Deciphering Egyptian Hieroglyphs in Muslim Heritage

by Okasha El Daly Published on: 12th July 2007

The article surveys some results of Dr. Okasha El Daly's exciting discoveries about the precedence of Muslim scholars of the golden age of Islamic culture in deciphering the hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt. This ground breaking…

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Rediscovering Arabic Science: Islamic Scientific Heritage in the last issue of Saudi Aramco World

by Richard Covington Published on: 1st June 2007

In its current issue (May-June 2007), Saudi Aramco World, a magazine devoted to increase cross-cultural understanding published in Houston, Texas, dedicated a folder of 20 pages on Islamic science. The folder consists of three articles…

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New Lectures at Thinktank, Birmingham’s Museum of Science

by FSTC Published on: 26th May 2007

1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage in Our World launched at Thinktank, Birmingham's Museum of Science, at Millennium Point on 24th May as part of a UK-wide tour. This unique travelling exhibition revealing 1,000 years…

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MSIM Presentation

by The Editorial Team Published on: 9th November 2004

Professor Salim Al-Hassani's highly visual and compelling presentation will assess some of the Muslim contribution to civilisation using graphical simulations and some 3D animations of early Muslim inventions.