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Aspects of Mineralogy and Gemology in Muslim Civilisation

Aspects of Mineralogy and Gemology in Muslim Civilisation

Many Muslim scholars dealt with minerals and gems and wrote monographs on the subject. The golden age of their writings was the 4th-5th century after Hijra (AH) (10th-11th century CE). 2.066 kata lagi

Gem Stones


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“strobe light” diagram of a falling ball.

Ibn Bâjja (Avempace) fudged his measurements in his reaction force experiments of motion on an inclined plane, falsely claiming (for religious reasons that Allah created a perfect universe) that speed is proportional to the height from which an object was dropped. 1.038 kata lagi


Why post 12th century Indian Science declined?

In no uncertain terms, one can claim that until the 12th century, Indian science was at par or was advanced than the Western or better, the European science. 2.175 kata lagi

Popular Science

Taking a leap (second)

by Shane L. Larson

61 seconds is all it takes
For the 9 to 5 man to be more than one minute late

So goes the song “ 2.233 kata lagi


What we know of real Mughlai food

There is such a world of difference between the oily and spicy mess which is routinely passed off as Mughlai food in restaurants across the country and the descriptions left by travellers, that I spent some time looking for source books on Mughal food. 794 kata lagi


বিজ্ঞানী আল বিরুনী

বিজ্ঞানী আল বিরুনী

প্রাচ্যের বিজ্ঞানীদের জীবন আলোচনা করার সময় প্রসঙ্গত একজনের নাম চলে আসে। গণিতবিদ্যায়
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Science in the World of Islam, 1: The Syllable Al-

As in Alcatraz; Alcove; Alfalfa; Alcohol; Alkali; Alizarin; Almanac; Alchemy; Alembic; Algol; Almagest; Al… 2.355 kata lagi