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1,000-Year-old Scientific Instrument Was Passed Between Muslims and Jews, Historic Neighbors for Centuries

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Scientists say an 11th-century Islamic astrolabe, bearing both Arabic and Hebrew inscriptions, is one of the oldest examples ever discovered, and one of only a handful known in the world. They say the astronomical instrument was adapted, translated, and corrected for centuries by Muslim, Jewish, and Christian users in Spain, North Africa, and Italy where […]

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