Along with other historians of science, technology, and medicine, Dr. Ahmed Ragab (Associate Professor), Dr. Ayah Nurridin (2021 Alumnus), and Dr. Nitin Ahuja (prior Online HoM student) have written beautiful pieces in the Los Angeles Review of Books collection on the “Sciences of Dune”.

Ahmed’s essay discusses prophecy and representations of Islamic science and technology in DUNE; Ayah tackles the topic of eugenics in the series; and Nitin’s piece focuses on portayal of medicine and its ethical framework.

Congrats, Ahmed, Ayah, and Nitin!