Science and Islam

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Datum
Do 21 mei 2020
Tijd
23:50 tot 00:50
Genre
Documentary
Acteurs
Jim Al-Khalili
Deel-url
gids.tv/24384913

Seizoen 1 - Aflevering 3 - The Power of Doubt

Professor Jim Al-Khalili reveals how Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus's theories about the Earth's orbit were shaped by the discoveries of Islamic scientists. He travels to Syria to observe Ibn Al-Shatir's sundial on the minaret of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, before visiting one of the most influential observatories of the Islamic world, Maragheh designed by Al-Tusi. He ends his journey at the Royan Institute in Iran, to investigate how science is now regarded in Islam.

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