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Profiles in Leadership (4): Dr Farouk El-Baz on Apollo Programme, Egyptian Science, and Desert Development Corridor
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Profiles in Leadership (4): Dr Farouk El-Baz on Apollo Programme, Egyptian Science, and Desert Development Corridor

July 19th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By: Dr. Athar Osama Muslim-Science.Com talked with Dr. Farouk El-Baz – a celebrated Egyptian scientist, former Science Advisor to Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, and currently the Director of Boston University’s Centre for Remote Sensing – about his contribution to Apollo... Read More
Muslim Nobel Laureate Says Islam not against Science
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Muslim Nobel Laureate Says Islam not against Science

June 30th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
Published at: World Conference for Science Journalists 2011 A famed Egyptian-born scientist has challenged journalists in the Arab world to dispel what he called a widespread and biased idea that Islam is anti-science. Dr Ahmed Zewail, a 1999 Nobel laureate in chemistry, was... Read More
Belief in Dialogue: Science, Culture, and Modernity
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Belief in Dialogue: Science, Culture, and Modernity

June 30th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By: Ekmeludin Ihsanoglu, The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Excerpts from a Speech delivered American University of Sharjah The subject of Science and the faith, particularly the Islamic faith, has been close to my own academic interests for... Read More
Does Islam Stand Against Science?
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Does Islam Stand Against Science?

June 30th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By: Steve Paulson Published in Chronicle of Higher Education on June 19, 2011 We may think the charged relationship between science and religion is mainly a problem for Christian fundamentalists, but modern science is also under fire in the Muslim world. Islamic creationist... Read More
Islam and Science – The Troubled Relationship
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Islam and Science – The Troubled Relationship

June 30th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By: Ziauddin Sardar Lecture at the Royal Society, 2007 At the end of the tenth century, a brilliant scientist left his home town of Basra to pursue an ambitious project in Egypt. He’d noticed how, seasonally, the river Nile flooded large parts of the delta.... Read More
Science and the Islamic World – The Quest for a Reproachment
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Science and the Islamic World – The Quest for a Reproachment

June 29th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By: Pervez Hoodbhoy Published in Physics Today (August, 2007) “If Muslim societies are to develop technology instead of just using it, the ruthlessly competitive global marketplace will insist on not only high skill levels but also intense social work habits. The latter... Read More
Petrodollar Science
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Petrodollar Science

June 20th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By: Waleed Al-Shobakky Published in The New Atlantis, Fall 2008 Oil executives are rarely assigned to establish universities. But when the unlikely call arrives, some hardly pause to ponder the unconventionality of the assignment. So, only five minutes into the meeting that... Read More
Egypt Announces Zewail Science City Plans
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Egypt Announces Zewail Science City Plans

June 17th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By: Editors, Muslim-Science.Com Nature Middle East on its blog titled “House of Wisdom” reports in a post titled Zewail City of Science and Technology: “The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has announced plans to build the “Zewail... Read More
Launching Muslim-Science.Com
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Launching Muslim-Science.Com

June 5th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
Dear Colleagues and Friends: Greetings! I hope this finds you in the best of health and spirits. As some of you may know, I write Islam Analysis – the first and only regular column on Science in the Islamic World for a mainstream western science... Read More
Islam Analysis (5): S&T ministerial body needs a revival
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Islam Analysis (5): S&T ministerial body needs a revival

February 9th, 2011 | by MuslimScience
By Athar Osama 9 February 2011 | EN Islamic nations’ ministerial committee on S&T cooperation must refocus on policy leadership or risk losing relevance, says Athar Osama. Last month, 22 ministers of science, technology and innovation met in Pakistan’s capital,... Read More