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The library of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, has published online a provisional catalogue of about 400 manuscripts of scientific interest in Latin, Arabic and other languages from the private collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg, Longboat Key, Florida. In 2001 I had the opportuni...
Figure 1. An image of Alfraganus' Crater on the moon. This short article is taken from the full article (by Assoc. Prof. Yavuz Unat) which is available here as 15 page PDF file Al-Farghânî, known as Alfraganus in the West, was one of the famous astronomers of the 9th century. His b...
"Allah’s Automata - Artifacts of the Arab-Islamic Renaissance (800–1200)" Siegfried Zielinski and Peter Weibel (eds.) Peter Weibel is the director of the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM – the Center for Art and Media Technology in Karlsruhe, Germany). Siegfried Zieli...
Professor Rabie was not just a colleague but a close friend to the FSTC family and a mentor to the young members of the team. He was noticeably kind, humble and an exemplary true gentleman. We send our heartfelt condolences to his family and close friends.  You can find his articles here: h...

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