Konya Bilim Merkezi Science Centre hosts Sultans of Science Exhibition


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MTE Studios global travelling exhibition ‘Sultans of Science’ is hosted by Bilim Merkezi Science Centre in Konya Turkey currently. The informative and interactive travelling exhibition will highlight the importance of scientific and technological advances that were made during the Golden Age of Islam (7th – 17th Centuries) will draw attention to the multi-cultural roots of modern science and technology.

The Sultans of Science exhibition takes visitors back in time to the Golden Age of Islamic Science when mathematicians invented algebra and algorithms that enabled the development of computers. The doctors of this era discovered the pulmonary heart circulation, undertook operations with surgical instruments very similar to modern surgical instruments and established efficient public hospitals. Its astronomers observed the heavens, developed astronomical tools to calculate their position on earth and paved the way for satellites and travel in space. Its engineers such as Al-Jazari and the Banu Musa brothers laid the foundation of modern engineering and developed ingenious devices such as the first robot.

“Our aim is to reveal the remarkable achievements of Muslim civilization which helped pave the way for modern technologies and inventions. Audiences will be amazed to learn about the significant role the Islamic scholars have played in modern science, from astronomy, medicine, engineering to navigation and optics and these innovations and discoveries have helped in making mankind’s life easier today, said Ludo Verheyen, CEO, MTE Studios.

“We are delighted to host Sultans of Science and encourage visitors to explore and celebrate the achievements of scholars during the Golden Age of Islam and also learn how the different areas of the exhibition subjects in that era has influenced modern science and technology,” said Ali Cetinkaya, CEO of Konya BiLim Merkezi.

The Sultans of Science exhibition will travel to different parts of the country under the banner of Tubitak after being showcased in Konya.

Press release issued on behalf of MTE Studios FZ LLC. For further information, please contact Shereen Shabnam on +971 507690087

About ‘Islamic Science Rediscovered’ (‘Sultans of Science’):

‘Islamic Science Rediscovered’ also known as ‘Sultans of Science’ is a global touring exhibition celebrating the contribution of Muslim Scholars in Science and Technology during the Golden Age of the Islamic World and the influence their inventions and contributions has towards modern society.

Focused on increasing knowledge and understanding of these invaluable contributions, ‘Islamic Science Rediscovered’ has been created as a global traveling exhibition in order to enable its message to be far reaching through science centers and museums globally.

The content features interactive displays with information on inventions, innovations and discoveries covering a broad spectrum of science topics such as astronomy, mathematics, medicine, optics amongst others, which were ahead of its time.

The Sultans of Science exhibition has been hosted by venues in North America, Asia, Africa and Europe.

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