Science in Islam


Subject:
Faiths , Religion , Religion & Science , Islam

Description:
"This exhibition brings together a number of objects of Islamic origin that provide insight into some of the achievements of Islamic science." Scientific areas addressed include astronomy (celestial globe and astrolabe), trade and travel (compass and qibla indicator, used for finding the direction of Mecca), and mathematics and geometry (algebra and quadrant). From the Museum of History of Science, Oxford, England.

Publisher:
Museum of History of Science

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/scienceislam/


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