Figure 4: This picture shows a part of a painting that was painted in 1352. It is called Hugh of St. Cher.
The Invention of Spectacles between the East and the WestLEARN MORE
The following article by the expert scholar Lutfallah Gari surveys the historical sources to uncover the...
Figure 1: Taqi al-Din's Kitāb Nūr hadaqat al-ibsār wa-nūr haqīqat al-anzār was transmitted under different titles: here the titles in two manuscript copies held respectively at Oxford (Bodleian Library, MS Marsh 119) and Istanbul (Süleymaniye Library, Collection Laleli, MS 2558).
Taqi al-Din ibn Ma‘ruf and the Science of Optics: The Nature of Light and the Mechanism of VisionLEARN MORE
In this article, some aspects of Kitab Nūr hadaqat al-ibsār wa-nūr haqīqat al-anzār (Book of the Light of the...
Figure 1: An artistic impression of Al-Kindi (Image from www.muslimheritage.com).
Ya'qub b. Ishaq al-Kindi was an early Arab scholar of the 9th century, one of the first great scientists that...
CHILDREN'S ACTIVITY: How to Make a Pinhole CameraLEARN MORE
Would you like to make a wonderful camera in just five minutes? This short exercise will help you to create...