Can Islam and Science Coexist?

Audio Program December 12, 2010

Islamic culture was once the center of the scientific world. During Europe’s Dark Ages, Baghdad, Cairo and other Middle Eastern cities were the key repositories of ancient Greek science. Muslim scholars themselves made breakthroughs in medicine, optics, and mathematics. Today the Islamic world lags far behind the West in science and technology. What happened? This hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge looks at the challenges facing Muslim scientists.

Original Air Date: December 12, 2010