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Astrology in Islam

It is He Who maketh the stars (as beacons) for you, that ye may guide yourselves, with their help, through the dark spaces of land and sea: We detail Our signs for people who know. 5.698 kata lagi

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The Art of Astrology - Al Biruni

Al Biruni, one of the greatest Arab scholars, was born on September 4, 973, in what is now Uzbekistan. He showed talent at an early age and by his early 20’s had written several acclaimed papers. 183 kata lagi


How the world saw India

How do other people think of us? I think all of us have wondered that at some time. The answer often depends on where we are at the time. 722 kata lagi


My "Islamic Foreshadowing of Evolution" has appeared in Muslim Heritage.

I am published in Muslim Heritage.

Islamic Foreshadowing of Evolution (full article here).

Gloriously illustrated by the Muslim Heritage editorial team; so much for the common impression that Islam forbids representational art. 633 kata lagi


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

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Ibn Bâjja (Avempace) fudged his measurements of motion on an inclined plane, because his belief in Allah creating a perfect universe convinced him that speed is proportional to the height from which an object was dropped. 1.181 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

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