Dr. Adam John Hart-Davis builds and tests some of the most extraordinary inventions from the early Islamic World. From soap to torpedoes, and from water pumps to windmills. Presented by Adam Hart-Davis, Hermione Cockburn and Jamie Darling .
BBC: "Series examining the innovations and inventions of ancient civilisations. Adam Hart-Davis builds and tests some of the most extraordinary inventions from the early Islamic World. From soap to torpedoes and from water pumps to windmills Adam shows the lasting effect the Islamic world has left on the technology we use today. Also, reporter Amani Zain tells us the stories behind the golden age of Islamic discovery." (archived link)
Adam Hart-Davis and Professor Salim T S Al-Hassani at 1001 Inventions Manchester Exhibition back in 2006:
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BBC Science Adam Hart Davis presents 1001 Inventions
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Part1 Run Time: 04:32
Part2 Run Time: 04:38