Tag: Jim-al-khalili

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Documenteries on Muslim Civilisation

by Cem Nizamoglu Published on: 19th May 2020

We need a visual presentation to understand things better as the saying goes "A picture is worth a thousand words". Some still think Muslim Civilisation did little contribution to science, even there many books and…

Jim Al-Khalili

by Jim Al-Khalili Published on: 24th January 2020

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Lessons from the past: science and rationalism in medieval Islam

by Sairah Yassir-Deane Published on: 7th May 2014

In a bid to shed light on the often overlooked Muslim contribution to the history of science, long-term trustee and supporter of Foundation for Science (FSTC), Technology and Civilisation, Professor Jim al-Khalili, presented the 2014…

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Professor Jim Al-Khalili: The Forgotten Legacy of Arabic Science

by The Editorial Team Published on: 12th November 2013

Jim Al-Khalili is a British theoretical nuclear physicist, professor at the University of Surrey, academic author and broadcaster. He is also long-time trustee and supporter of the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC). He…

BBC Four: Science & Islam by Prof. Jim Al-Khalili

BBC Four: Science & Islam by Prof. Jim Al-Khalili

by Media Desk Published on: 7th November 2013

British scientist, author and broadcaster Prof. Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia, Turkeyand Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the…

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New Book by Jim Al-Khalili – Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science

by The Editorial Team Published on: 10th December 2010

For over 700 years the international language of science was Arabic. In this compelling, inspiring book, Jim Al-Khalili celebrates the forgotten pioneers who helped shape our understanding of the world. All scientists have stood on…

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Statement of Professor Jim Al-Khalili in the Opening Session

by Jim Al-Khalili Published on: 15th July 2010

[Proceedings of the conference 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World organised by FSTC, London, 25-26 May 2010]. In this brief statement, Professor Jim Al-Khalili outlines some ideas about intercultural dialogue from the standpoint of…

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Jim Al-Khalili in an Interview with New Scientist: Islam’s House of Wisdom will Rise Again

by Kaleem Hussain Published on: 3rd February 2010

In a recent interview with the magazine New Scientist, Professor Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of Physics at the University of Surrey, Broadcaster and member of Muslim Heritage Awareness Group (a network of experts working with FSTC)…

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It’s Time to Herald the Arabic Science That Prefigured Darwin and Newton

by Jim Al-Khalili Published on: 3rd January 2009

In this era of intolerance and cultural tension, Professor Al-Khalili launched a hearty plea in The Guardian in January 2008 to appreciate the fertile scholarship that flowered with Islam. The tradition of Islamic science contributed…

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Remembering the Language of History and Science: When the World Spoke Arabic

by The Editorial Team Published on: 1st January 2009

Two shows are expected to be broadcast on BBC Four in January 2009: An Islamic History of Europe by Rageh Omaar and Science and Islam by Jim Al-Khalili. As a gift for the Hijri 1430…

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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,…