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Professor Rafid Alkhaddar* Note of the editor Professor Rafid Al-Khaddar, Head of Construction and Civil Engineering Department at John Moores University, Liverpool, and Key Associate and Fellow of FSTC on Environment in Muslim Heritage, presented a lecture in the symposium hosted by the...
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On June 21, 2011 Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), spoke about the importance of science and technology for Muslim nations at the American University in Sharjah, UAE. In his talk, Professor...
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Starting on Wednesday 24th March 2010 at 9pm on More 4, Bettany Hughes, author, academic and broadcaster, presents a seven week season of films about the Ancient World. The series starts with a new documentary about the neglected culture of Alexandria. As part of the documentary, the programme will...
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Latinized Name Arabic Name Biographical Sketch Abalphatus, Asphahanensis Abū ‘l-Fath Mahmūd Ibn Muhammad al-Isfahānī A 10th century mathematician from Iran. He flourished around 982 CE in Isfahan. Editor of, and commentator on, some books of Apollonius'...
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28 August 2007 Lunar Eclipse A total eclipse of the Moon occurs during the early morning of Tuesday, August 28, 2007. From start to finish, this eclipse lasts about three hours and thirty-three minutes. The event is widely visible from the United States and Canada as well as South America, the...
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Presentations, 3D Animations and Discussions Part of the BA festival of science Wednesday, 12th September 2007 17.00 – 19.00 Room 2, Vanbrugh V123, Vanbrugh College, York University A fascinating presentation on the 800 years old Elephant clock of Al-Jazari which reflects the contributions...
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Professor Salim Al-Hassani, Chairman of FSTC, has visited the University of Aleppo on 11 October 2010 to greet the new President of the university, Dr Nidal Shehadeh, and to renew the long standing friendly relationship between FSTC and the university. There is a Memorandum of Understanding between...
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On the Moon, 24 craters have the names of famous scholars from the Islamic civilisation. We present below a list of those crater-names on the Moon, with their geographical coordinates, the year of approval by the International Astronomical Union, and biographical sketches on the scholars thus...
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The shift in medical practice and learning from the Ottoman tradition, rooted in Islamic medicine, to the modern medicine, learned and practiced along western standard, is an important moment of the transformation that occured in Turkey and in the rest of the Muslim world since the middle of the...
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A tremendous amount of books, films, articles were published in the last years on various aspects of Islamic culture, history and civilisation. The following survey presents a selected set of titles, with the necessary references and brief characterisation of their contents. The survey concentrates...
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