Science and Islam

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Jim Al-Khalili Physical travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the ages 8 and 14.

His legacy is tangible ones such as algebra, the algorithm and alkali all Arab in origin and in the heart of modern science – would not have modern mathematics or physics without algebra, there is no equipment and algorithms chemistry without bases.
For born in Baghdad Al-Khalili this is also a personal journey and his travels discovers a culturally diverse and outward-learning fascinated and obsessed with science.

From the great mathematician Al-Khwarizmi, who did much to establish the mathematical tradition known today as algebra, Ibn Sina, a pioneer of this drug before Canon of Medicine was still in use as recently as the 19th century , which assembles a remarkable history of achievements are often overlooked early medieval Islamic scientists.

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