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Amazing Mechanical Devices from Muslim Civilisation
Fully automated environmentally friendly water raising devices, pumps, windmills and more! Discover some of the most facinating devices from the Golden Age of Muslim Civilisation that brought...
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Allah’s Automata – A Review of the Exhibition
Reflections on: A New Exhibition on Artifacts of the Arab/Islamic Renaissance ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany: October 30, 2015 - February 28, 2016 http://zkm.de/en/event/2015/10/globale-allahs-automata...
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Ingenious Clocks from Muslim Civilisation that Defied the Middle Ages
TIME TELLING MACHINES: Revealing marvellous mechanical and water-powered clocks from early Muslim Civilisation. These sophisticated devices that defied the Middle Ages.
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The International Year of Light Sheds Light on the Dark Ages
The UNESCO International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies is a multi-faceted celebration of light in its scientific, technological and cultural context. Central to this has been the...
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The Mechanical Water Clock Of Ibn Al-Haytham
The Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) announces their new achievement in the history of Islamic clocks. For the first time, the work of Ibn al-Haytham on the water...
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A New Arabic Text of Mechanics: Sinan ibn Thabit on the Theory of Simple Machines
The Arabic manuscript Orient fol. 3306 preserved at the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin was in its original form a precious collection of Arabic scientific texts of mechanics and optics. It contains a...
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The Cannon of Mehmed II
In the Fort Nelson Museum a huge bronze cannon sits in the court yard. Cast in two peices in 1464 by the...
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The Beginning of the Paper Industry
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Muslim Rocket Technology
Arabic accounts report that Muslims introduced firearms into Islamic Spain, from where they passed to Italy,...
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A Review of Early Muslim Control Engineering
During the period of Islamic-Arabic extraordinary activity in Science and Technology (9th-13th century),...
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Water Management and Hydraulic Technology
Water management in all its intricacies, from Andalusia to Afghanistan, was the basis of agriculture, and...
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