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1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al Haytham

1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al Haytham - A Must Watch

Watch this excellent short film that brings to life the fascinating story of Ibn al-Haytham. Considered by many as the ‘Father of Optics’, Ibn al-Haytham made important contributions to the understanding of vision, optics and light. In the film, the brave young scientist from 11th century Arabia embarks upon a quest to uncover ancient mysteries that would …

The Muslim Contribution to Optics

There is still a controversy as to whether color therapy works within the realm of vibration or within the world of the brain. And Muslims would be pleased to know that this debate would not even be possible without the Muslim contribution to optics and to the discovery of how colors work. Before Muslim scientists …

Enhancing Techniques of Optical Imaging in 3D

Our five senses aid in perceiving the world around us. And arguably, the most important of these is that of sight. Sight, however, like all other senses, has its limitations. Beyond a certain point, our unaided eyes fail us. However, our curious selves are constantly pondering, and the desire to look at things beyond what …

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