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High Tech from the Dark Ages (Winter 2007)

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A metallurgical technique that goes all the way back to the swordsmiths of Crusader days helps keep your car out of the repair shop today. It involves peppering the surface of a part with thousands of tiny steel balls to keep metal fatigue from starting.

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Authors & Contributors
Chabás, José
Carroll, Diane Lee
Fagnen, Claude
Soukup, R. Werner
Williams, Alan
Barbieri, Patrizio
Journals
Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society
Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry
The Organ Yearbook
Suhayl: Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic Civilisation
Aleph: Historical Studies in Science and Judaism
Medieval Encounters
Publishers
Insegna del Giglio
Desclée de Brouwer
Böhlau
University of Arizona
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
SISMEL edizioni del Galluzzo
Concepts
Metallurgy
Technology
Mines and mining
Astronomy
Tables; catalogs; lists
Arab/Islamic world, civilization and culture
People
Israeli, Isaac ben Joseph
al-Zarqali, Abu Ishaq
al-Battānī, Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Jābir
al-Khwārizmī, Muḥammad ibn Mūsā
Ptolemy
Isaac Israeli, The Elder
Places
Toledo (Spain)
Andalusia (Spain)
Europe
Italy
Castille (Spain)
Spain
Times
Medieval
Early modern
14th century
Renaissance
Modern
18th century
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