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Oxford Museum of the History of Science Online Al-Mizan Exhibition
The Oxford Museum of the History of Science launched an online Al-Mizan Exhibition, this exhibition explores the connections between the sciences and arts in societies from Muslim...
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Islamic Astronomy from “Star Wars” to Star Tables
The most obvious difference between modern and Islamic astronomy is that the latter is primarily mathematical and predictive, and the former has other observational goals, such as describing the...
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Star-finders Astrolabes
Oliver Hoare once said "The ability of Islamic civilization to perfect what it inherited, and to endow what it made with beauty, is nowhere better expressed than in the astrolabe". Over a...
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Science and Engineering in the Islamic Heritage Symposium
“Science and Engineering in the Islamic Heritage”, a Symposium organised by Al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation – Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts, in co-operation with the Foundation...
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Islamic Astronomy
This article was originally published as: “Islamic Astronomy”, in Christopher Walker, ed., Astronomy before the Telescope, London: British Museum Press, 1996, pp. 143-174.
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A Chronology - Turkey's 700-year long venture in science and technology
A chronology on "Science from the East - Techniques from the West: Turkey's 700-year long venture" is compiled by Professor Dr. Feza Günergun, Department of the History of Science, Istanbul...
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Selected Gleanings from the History of Islamic Medicine
The medical Islamic tradition is one of the richest and the most lasting components of the general history of...
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The Syriac-speaking Christians and the Translation of Greek Science into Arabic
This article by Professor John Healey, describes the key role in the development of Muslim science which was...
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Ear, Nose and Throat Medical Practice in Muslim Heritage
Muslim medicine is characterised by a high level of experience and critical clinical observation setting...
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A Discovery in Architecture: 15th Century Islamic Architecture Presages 20th Century Mathematics
This article relates the discovery by two American scholars, Paul J. Steinhardt and Peter J. Lu (respectively...
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Suleymaniye Medical Madrasa
This article discusses the emergence and origins of institutional Ottoman medical practice and learning, and...
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