Learn about the contributions of muslim scientists & scholars to the world. Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Arts, Medicine, Economy, Education …
In popular history accounts, the rise of European/Western scientific and artists is preceded by the Dark Ages. But, that is not a true depiction of the reality. During these “Dark Ages”, Muslims advanced the knowledge of past civilizations and came up with astonishing advances and inventions in a multitude of fields. There are numerous fields and practices that owe thanks to the efforts of these muslim scholars, but nowadays many of these achievement are incorrectly attributed to European/Western personalities. The idea is not to deny Western contribution to science and technology (which continues to the day), but to give credit where credit is due. The Greeks, the Romans, and many many more civilizations from all over the world and all across history have contributed to humanity’s collective knowledge. Unfortunately, in the modern historical narrative, the Muslim contribution is not given its proper recognition. It is not through lack of contribution either in terms of quality or quantity, but because modern historical accounts simply relegate this astonishingly creative period into a black hole of sorts.
Discover 1000 years of missing history and explore the fascinating Muslim contribution to present day Science, Technology, Arts and Civilization.
London Science Museum pays tribute to Muslim scholars
1,001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage in Our World runs from January 21 until April 25, 2010 although it is closed from February 25 to March 12 inclusive.
What we are taught and What should be taught,
GIVING CREDIT WHERE IT IS DUE: IN MEDICAL SCIENCES (PART I)
GIVING CREDIT WHERE IT IS DUE: INVENTION & DISCOVERY (PART II)