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Sir Ben Kingsley On Muslim Sciences
By:Anwar Beg, anwaralibeg@yahoo.com
Date: Sunday, 28 February 2010, 10:12 pm

Contribution of Muslim Scientists, Engineers and Physicians to the modern world!

From: "Anwar Beg"

Dear All, Greetings
This answers the questions in many minds.
Happy viewing!

http://www.1001inventions.com/media/video/library

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The above link is a mini movie (13 minutes) of Oscar-winning actor and screen legend Sir Ben Kingsley who has taken the starring role in a short feature film about the scientific heritage of Muslim civilization. The mini-movie, entitled 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets, accompanies a global touring exhibition that this currently open to the public at the Science Museum in London.

In the movie, Sir Ben takes on the role of a mysterious and cantankerous librarian who takes a group of school children on an enlightening journey to meet pioneering scientists and engineers from the history of Muslim civilization. The librarian is then revealed to be 12th century engineering genius Al-Jazari.

The exhibition runs till 25th April 2010 (with a short hiatus between 25th Feb and 12th March 2010 inclusive).

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Sir Ben Kingsley On Muslim Sciences
Anwar Beg, anwaralibeg@yahoo.com -- Sunday, 28 February 2010, 10:12 pm
Re: Sir Ben Kingsley On Muslim Sciences
rumi -- Monday, 1 March 2010, 4:19 am