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Meet This Hijabi Muslim Astrophysicist

Because of her achievement, Mutlu-Pakdil was named in the ‘2018 Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World – Academic Leadership and Accomplishment’ Her work provides the first description of a double-ringed elliptical galaxy, challenging current theories and assumptions about how the universe works and how galaxies start and evolve ANKARA – Islam encourages its believers …

Medical Discovery News: Brilliant Muslim Contributions to Science

In this time of increasing intolerance of immigrants and other cultures, it is worth remembering contributions made by people from different cultures to medical science throughout history. A British-Asian Muslim physician is one of those who made important contributions to modern science. BRIGHTON – Frederick Akbar Mahomed is the Muslim Bengali British physician who discovered for …

These 3 Muslim Scientists Win L’Oréal-UNESCO Science Award

CAIRO – In recognition of their distinguished accomplishments in the field of pharmaceutics, three Egyptian female Muslim scientists have won the 2018 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Award, Women of Egypt Mag reported. The L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science, which began 19 years ago, recognizes accomplished women researchers, to encourage more young women to enter …

Study: Muslim Scientists Most Likely to Experience Discrimination

HOUSTON – Sociologists at Rice University and West Virginia University (WVU) have discovered that Muslim scientists in the US are more likely than other colleagues to experience discrimination, Phys.org reported on August 2. Authors Christopher Scheitle, an assistant professor of sociology at WVU, and Elaine Howard Ecklund, the Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences, …

NASA Picks Senegal to Host Final Plan for Historic Space Mission

NASA Picks Muslim Country to Host Final Plan for Historic Space Mission

DAKAR – An expedition of 40 NASA scientists will camp in the Muslim African country of Senegal this August to plan for the final stage of the historic space mission ‘New Horizons’, SciDev reported on Wednesday, July 11. After flying past Pluto in 2015, ‘New Horizons’ space probe is now heading to an unprecedented discovery …

6 Andalusian Thinkers You Need to Know

6 Andalusian Thinkers You Need to Know

When we talk about Andalusia, we often immediately think about the Golden Ages of Islam, the glory of islamic civilization and how Al-Andalus was one of the most important keys in the history of the technological and scientific progress. Knowledge is power and searching after knowledge is an obligation in Islam. No progress could be …

Muslim Scientist Invents Device for Testing Drugs

SHYMKENT – A Kazakh biochemist from the University of Warwick, the UK, has invented a highly unique device for testing drugs at cheaper cost, more quickly, efficiently, and accurately. “My application seemed interesting to Dr. Stefan Bon at the University of Warwick. Following a successful interview, he offered me the opportunity of becoming a PhD …

Musings on the Nature of Research

People have long been trying to explore and understand the reality they happen to live in. This search for truth and its product have led to an immense growth in human comprehension of what their knowledge of the world is and what ”good” knowledge is to them. A clear distinction of how reality is seen …

Is Modern Science Compatible With Islam?

Whether Islam and modern science are compatible or not is not a straightforward question. There is no doubt that Islamic principles encourage knowledge and its pursuit. What could however be of doubt is this equivalence that we sometimes assume between knowledge attained through modern science, and knowledge that is praised in Islam. Can we consider …

History of Islamic Contributions to Science

In the book, “Medicine: A History of Healing,” Ray Porter writes, “Arabic medicine contributed little to the treasures of Greece and Rome.” However, in an article on Islamic plant medicine found in “Herbs for Health Magazine,” David Tschanz writes, “In the middle of the seventh century, Europe was mired in stagnation… For Europe, it was …



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