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Science in Islam

25 April – 25 July 2006

Science in Islam online exhibitionMuslim astronomers established large observatories and developed instruments such as the astrolabe to a high degree of accuracy and sophistication. Astronomical data was essential to establish the Muslim calendar, based on lunar cycles, and the dates of religious festivals.

Science in Islam

A resource for secondary schools, bringing together a number of objects of Islamic origin that provide insight into some of the achievements and developments of Islamic science and technology, founded upon a legacy from the ancient world.

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