The Scientific Center of Kuwait & Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science
UNESCO partners with 1001 Inventions for 2015 campaign
National Educational Programme to launch in Egypt
1001 Inventions partners with the Library of Alexandria
United Nations 'International Year of Light 2015' to highlight 1,000 years of optics
Global record achieved for a 1001 Inventions exhibition
Visiting schools report positive engagement with science exhibition
World-premier show and educational productions
Dutch Premiere for Blockbuster 1001 Inventions
Award-winning production arrives in the Saudi capital
The link between universities, libraries and learning in Muslim civilisation and today
Mathematics, science, languages…whatever subject interests you most, you might be surprised by its links with the distant past. In this zone of the exhibition, find out about the time when people assembled colossal libraries and paid for books in gold. See the intricate geometrical designs inspired by patterns in flowers and shells. And look back six centuries to when the love of learning brought Muslim, Christian and Jewish scholars together to cooperate in creating knowledge.
Did You Know
...that there’s a hidden reason behind the way we write the numbers 1 to 10?
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