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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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Top Seven Ingenious Clocks from Muslim Civilisation that Defied the Middle Ages
TIME TELLING MACHINES: Revealing 7 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 Influence of Ibn al-Haytham on Kamal al-Din al-Farisi
This is a very short note summarizing the lecture presented by Dr Saira Malik in the Muslim Heritage Awareness Group (MHAG) meeting organized by FSTC at the Royal Society in London on March 30, 2011...
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The Arabic Partial Version of Pseudo-Aristotle's Mechanical Problems
Based on manuscript evidence, the article presents a study of the historical and textual traditions of a...
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Sinan’s Acoustical Technology
This article gives the the results of a research project studying the acoustical properties of several...
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Ottoman Mining, Metal Working and Fire-Arms Technology in South East Europe (15th-17th centuries)
The article deals with the impact of Ottoman mining and metal working technology in the Balkans region on the...
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A New Book on the Ottoman Military History: Guns for the Sultan by Gábor Ágoston
Ágoston's book provides new insights into the Ottomans' approach to new innovations and reforms in modern...
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The Appreciation of Arabic Science and Technology in the Middle Ages
This article describes the appreciation of Arabic science and technology in the Middle Ages through the...
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Al-Kindi
Ya'qub b. Ishaq al-Kindi was an early Arab scholar of the 9th century, one of the first great scientists that...
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