Celebrate the important scientific and technological advancements and discoveries made by scholars during the Golden Age of Islamic Science. This exhibition highlights the multi-cultural roots of modern science and technology. Learn how these scholars developed the decimal point, flew the first successful glider and navigated the seas without a magnetic compass.
Nine exhibition areas cover disciplines including astronomy, mathematics, optics and medicine; plus for the first time in North America see a four metre replica of Al-Jazari’s Musical Boat that features an automatic “robot band.”
“Appreciating the efforts and contributions of the past will lead us to a more prosperous future, said Ludo Verheyen, CEO, MTE Studios. “We hope that the exhibition encourages fruitful conversation, emphasizes the importance of preserving and transmitting knowledge and fosters further study of the mysteries of science.”
Developed by Cape Town- and Dubai-based MTE Studios, this informative and interactive exhibition, featuring functional large-scale models, interactive maps, puzzles and videos.
It demonstrates how a great civilization created prosperity across large areas of the know world – from Spain to China. This exhibition simultaneously highlights important scientific and technological advances made during the Golden Age of Islamic Science.
For information about tickets, visit www.OntarioScienceCentre.ca.
Local Presenting Sponsor: RBC Royal Bank.