Inspiring the world of science from the likes of Galileo to Copernicus, this is the story of a Muslim scientist whose groundbreaking discoveries left an indelible mark on astronomy.
They surprised the mediaeval world with their water jets, oil lamps and lifting machines – all equipped with automatic control systems.
It was the House of Wisdom which attracted the best minds of the time and brought them under one roof. That's how the magic began.
The House of Wisdom or Bayt al-Hikmah became an unrivalled knowledge centre where arts and sciences flourished. At a time when Europe was reeling from intellectual decay, it played a crucial role in enlightening the world.
Mathematician, astronomer, physicist, physician, geographer, philosopher, historian and more, here is the inspirational story of a man who dedicated his life to several branches of science.
Mariam took the science of astrolabes to the next level and over a thousand years later, she becomes a central character in the science-fiction novel Binti.
He elevated mathematics to a level where it embraced and complemented the laws of nature.
He is credited with the invention of processes such as distillation and evaporation. Through Jabir Ibn Hayyan, we can trace chemistry’s long history
The 9th century polymath and engineer dared to make heavier-than-air machine flight a thousand years before motorised aeroplanes were invented.
Al Razi's knowledge of a broad range of subjects led him to make several important scientific discoveries in the Golden Age of Science.
It's easy to think about the history of philosophy in European terms but with a closer look there are countless Muslim thinkers who developed many ideas central to modern scientific reason. Ibn Rushd was one of them.
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