‘Islamic Science Rediscovered', also known as ‘Sultans of Science' — the global travelling exhibition created by Dubai- and Cape Town-based MTE Studios — is to return revamped to the US by popular demand.
Originally started at the Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai, the exhibition has gone global in the last few years.
The interactive exhibits will be showcased at the world-renowned Tech Museum in San Francisco from September to February.
The remarkable contributions of Muslim scholars in science and technology have long been overlooked.
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"This dynamic exhibition challenges the way we examine history and encourages the need to embrace multicultural knowledge in a global society," said Mike Hackworth, lead director of the Tech Museum.
"Many of our visitors will be surprised to learn that from these ancient desert cities came the theory of vision, techniques of quantitative chemistry and trigonometry and the numeral systems that we use today."