‘1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al Haytham’
Scientific Center, Kuwait, 27 and 28 February 2015
2pm till 10pm on Friday and 9am till 9:30pm on Saturday
Families and children are welcomed to join a fun weekend event celebrating the 1,000 year anniversary of Ibn Al-Haytham’s work in science. Known to many as the “father of optics”, he helped revolutionise experimental science and our understanding of light and vision.
This fun packed event features engaging workshops, experiments, live shows, competitions and a new short film starring legendary actor Omar Sharif.
The event is part of a new global campaign ‘1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al-Haytham’ that is produced by 1001 Inventions and King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture in partnership with UNESCO and the International Year of Light 2015 (IYL2015).