Muslims have made a lot of things which have shaped our lives nowadays and invented things that we still use till today. You’ll be surprised by what all have been made by Muslims.
1. Pay cheques
Pay cheques come form the Arabic saqq, a written vow to pay for goods when they were delivered.
Was invented by Al-Kwarizmi and was built on Greek mathematics and Indian mathematics.
Ali ibn Nafi introduced the concept of a three course meal. Soup followed by fish or meat and then nuts and fruit.
A man named Al Jazari was a highly skilled engineer who gave birth to the concept of automatic machines.By 1206, al-Jazari had made numerous clocks of all shapes and sizes. Just as we need time today to structure our lives,
An Arab man named Khalid noticed that when his goats grazed on certain berrys they became more active and excited. He then took those berries and boiled them in water and created “Al-Qahwa”
Ibn Al-Haitham invented the world’s first camera. He made a pinhole one one side and let light enter from the pinhole on a white sheet which showed inverted images. He called it the “Qamara”.
Muslims made soap by mixing oil with “Al-qail” a salt like substance.
Abbas Ibn Firnas made several attempts to construct a flying machine. In 852 he jumped from the minaret of the Grand Mosque in Cordoba using a loose cloak stiffened with wooden struts. He didn’t fly like a bird but the cloak slowed his fall with minor injuries.
9. Surgical instruments
A cutting-edge surgeon called Abul Qasim Khalaf ibn al-Abbad al-Zahrawi wrote a book about surgery and held a collection of over 200 surgical tools.
Fatima al-Fihri was the first Muslim woman to found a university in Fez, Mexico. She wanted people to learn the Quran and so developed a place for it where other subjects such as politics, natural sciences and education was taught.