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The Instruments of Istanbul Observatory
In this article, Professor Sevim Tekeli, an outstanding scholar in the history of Ottoman science, describes the instruments built by Taqî al-Dîn Ibn Ma'ruf and his team at the Istanbul observatory (...
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The Suhayl 2014 Vol 13 - International Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic Civilisation
FSTC is pleased to bring to the attention of readers the availability online of the 2015 volume of the....
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The renaissance of astronomy in Baghdad between 9th and 19th centuries
[Note of the editor] This article was originally published as: David A. King, "The renaissance of astronomy...
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Ulugh Beg
Ulugh Beg was a Timurid ruler as well as an astronomer, mathematician. His primary interest was in the...
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The Observation Well
Observation wells received much historical interest relating to observatories. In this article Prof. Aydin...
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A Treasure of World Heritage: Islamic Manuscripts in the Kandilli Observatory
This is a review of a book bringing to light a collection of about 1300 Islamic scientific manuscripts on...
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