has anyone seen the full verison of this? I have been trying to track it down for a while:
... yeh, I know, Sir Ben Kingsley playing Al Jazari... excellent! ;D
anyway, back to contributing to the topic - this is an pretty interesting:
Prof. Jim Al-Khalili and Dr. Andrea Sella are on hand to introduce a sold-out crowd at the Cheltenham Science Festival to the history of science from the Middle Ages, in Muslim Civilization, that has a huge but hidden impact on modern science.
This event was part of the Cheltenham Science Festival and took place on the 12th of June 2011, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.