One Name to Know for Muslim Heritage: Prof. James al-Khalili

Book Review: Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science by Jim al-Khalili

Source: The Guardian Book reviewed by Tim Radford The ‘bubbling invention’ of the Islamic world lit up the dark ages. The relay-race model of intellectual history is simple enough: a…

Science and Islam, Jim Al-Khalili – 3 Part BBC Documentary

Science and Islam is a three-part BBC documentary about the history of science in medieval Islamic civilization presented by Jim Al-Khalili. The series is accompanied by the book Science and…

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‘The House of Wisdom’ by Jim Al-Khalili

The Golden Age of Learning in the Arab-speaking World Source: Qantara Arabic-speaking researchers have made major contributions to science. In his book The House of Wisdom, physicist Jim Al-Khalili examines…

eDigest: Overcoming Historical Amnesia: Muslim Contributions to Civilization

Taj Mahal India, one of the new seven wonders Lead post collected by Dr. Amtul Q Farhat, Canada   Overcoming Historical Amnesia: Muslim Contributions to Civilization Source: The Huffington Post…

It’s time to herald the Arabic science that prefigured Darwin and Newton

Prof. Jim Al Khalili Source: Guardian UK – Tuesday 29 January 2008 By Prof. Jim Al-Khalili In this era of intolerance and cultural tension, the west needs to appreciate the…

On the Shoulders of Eastern Giants: The Forgotten Contributions of Medieval Physicists

Source: Physics World Event Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 4:00 PM BST We learn at school that Newton is the father of modern optics, Copernicus heralded the birth of…

Muslim Heritage and Educating the Muslim Masses

Epigraph: Only those of His servants who possess knowledge truly fear Allah. Indeed, Allah is Mighty, Most Forgiving. (Al Quran 35:29) Lead article is by Muqtedar Khan; Associate Professor of Islam and…

The Muslim Times’ Encyclopedic Collection About Muslim Heritage

Erdogan claims Muslims beat Columbus to the Americas Source: The Telegraph By Rob Crilly, New York, and agencies Muslims discovered the Americas in the 12 century, nearly 300 years before…

The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance

A myth-shattering view of the Islamic world’s myriad scientific innovations and the role they played in sparking the European Renaissance. By Jim al-Khalili, who is a leading theoretical nuclear physicist, a trustee…

Thrust for ‘Arabic’ science urged

Source: TheGulfToday DUBAI: An Iraqi born British physicist, Prof. Jim Al-Khalili, has called for rejuvenation of science advancement in the Arab and Muslim world by building infrastructures and changing attitude…

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