To take just one example, Ibn al-Haytham
(965 -?1040 CE) was the earliest proponent of the scientific method-that hypotheses need to be proven through observation and empirical evidence before acceptance as facts- which formed one of the key foundations of the European Renaissance and scientific revolution.
A quick google search of Arab scientists will produce a list of painted images -- not photographs -- of the most influential scientists from the golden age, including Ibn Al-Haytham
, Ibn Al-Nafis, and Al-Kindi.
Around 170 training courses were held at Ibn Al-Haytham
training center during the academic year 2018/19, with some 3,700 trainees from 40 bodies, including ministries, state and civil institutions, he added.
Through films, live shows and hands-on activities produced by 1001 Inventions, children will be introduced to diverse themes in science by pioneers from their own cultures including Al-Jahiz, the Banu Musa brothers, Al-Zahrawi, Jabir Ibn Hayyan and Ibn al-Haytham
who made important discoveries in our understanding of light science.
was the pioneer of optics and gave the first correct analysis of the camera.
Among their topics are imaginatio and visual representation in 12th-century cosmology and astronomy: Ibn al-Haytham
, Stephen of Pisa (and Antioch), (Ps.) Masha'allah, and (Ps.) Thabit ibn Qurra; Minerva in the forge of Vulcan: ingegno, fatica, and the imagination in early Florentine art theory; imagination in the chamber of sleep: Karel van Mander on Sumnus and Morpheus; views on mathematical imagination during the 16th and 17th centuries, and Aristotle's proportioned images and Descartes' dynamic imagining.
Readers can learn about Aniximander, Gutenberg, Wheeler, Leeuwenhoek, Ibn al-Haytham
and Thomas Wedgewood among other interesting creators.
His farewell role in 1001 Inventions & the World of Ibn Al-Haytham
(2015) The veteran actor concludes his cinematic journey with the fascinating story about the young scientist of the 11th century Arabia called Ibn Al-Haytham
It ranked second at the Best Electronic Initiative Award.In the same year, the 'Safari Al-Khair' TV Program produced by Qatar Charity and broadcast on Qatar TV won two gold prizes from Al-Haytham
Arab Media Award, which is an offshoot of the United Arab Media Council (UAMC) in Jordan.
The first round of this competition due to the 1000th anniversary of authoring 'The Book of Optics' by "Ibn al-Haytham
" was held in commemoration of this eminent Muslim scholar.
The Authority decorated the walls of the centre with artworks by prominent photographers members of Dar Ibn Al-Haytham
to provide images that reflect the purpose of the centre.