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Research Topics - Mr. Hoiseth

Camera and vision



Astrolabes, exploration


Architechture, domes, vaults

Medicine, doctors, hospitals

Textiles, pottery, paper 

Windmills, dams, irrigation

Schools, universities, libraries 

Math, geometry

Clocks, time keeping devices 

Research Topics - Mr. Dodd

Al Jazari


Banu Musa Brothers

Ibn al-Haytham

Abul-Hasan Ali ibn Nafi

Al Kindi

Hasan al Rammah

Ibn Battuta

Ibn Sina

Ibn al-Nafis


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1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets

Starring Oscar-winning actor and screen legend Sir Ben Kingsley, this short feature film is about the scientific heritage of Muslim civilisation. 

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Books in Our Library

The library has several books on the Golden Age of Islam, including these:

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