Arab Astronomers Exhibition at the BA

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Alexandria—The BA History of Science Museum hosts an Exhibition entitled “Arab Astronomers”, focusing on the Arab Scientists and their contributions to Astronomy. An inauguration Ceremony takes place on 6 December 2009.

The Exhibition is held during the Arab Astronomers Week, and is a part of the Arab Astronomers event which celebrates the Arab Muslim Astronomers. The exhibition also aims to raise awareness of the Arab neglected heritage, and motivates the public to step forward into today’s world of advanced scientific research.

It is also one of the activities of the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009.

Arab Astronomers Exhibition is open to the public free of charge until February 2010. It is held at the BA Planetarium History of Science Museum.


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