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 Times Summer Book: 1001 Inventions
03 July 2008
One of most respected online newspaper Times selected 1001 Inventions Book as one of the books of this summer .
"The Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) has produced a beautiful catalogue '1001 Inventions: How Muslim Civilisation Shaped The World.' It reminds us just how the Middle East, North Africa and Al Andalus catalysed many of the trappings of modern life. An immensely useful corrective to our Greco-Roman-Renaissance sense of Western Civilisation " The Times Summer Books: The Past by Bettany Hughes
|Meeting with Dr. Farouk El-Baz, Well-Renowned NASA Scientist
26 April 2008
Apollo Moon mission NASA scientist Dr. Farouk El-Baz (Left) receives a copy of the 1001inventions book from Dr Suhair Al-Qureshi, Dean of Dar Al-Hekma College, Saudi Arabia and Senior Fellow of the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FTSC).
Dr. Farouk EL-Baz is one of the leading lights of the scientific community. Although he may be best known for his groundbreaking work with the U.S. space program, during the past two decades, he devoted his scientific talents to better understanding of climatic impact on environments - and particularly desert environments.