The Arabic Roots of Modern Astronomy
21st January 2010, 19:00 - 21:00
Arab astronomers profoundly changed our concept of the night sky, from a fearful realm with unpredictable powers over our lives, to an object of scientific curiosity. Discover how Arab science spearheaded the scientific revolution.
Part of ‘The Big Questions’, a series by Imperial College Astrophysics.
Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE, Dept of Physics, University of Surrey
Dr Rim Turkmani, Astrophysics Group, Imperial College London
Alison Boyle, Curator of Astronomy, Science Museum
Event organised by: Imperial College London