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Guiderdoni

Convert's View on Relation Between Islam & Science

Dr. Bruno Abd-al-Haqq Guiderdoni is a French Muslim astrophysicist. He’s specialized in galaxies and has published more than 140 papers in astronomy. Guiderdoni serves as Director of the Observatory of Lyon, France. Besides his extensive writings on science, he has also published around 60 papers on Islamic theology. He’s also currently the Director of the Islamic Institute …

Everything

How Will Everything End?

{And the heaven, We have constructed it mightily; and it is surely We Who have vast power, and keep expanding it.} [Surat Adh-Dhariyat 51:47]. The Qur’anic verses related to universe are evidently miraculous. Qur’an refers to the cosmos as “heavens and earth”, or simply “heavens”. And sometimes in the singular form “heaven, firmament or sky”. …

Exoplanet

Allah's Universe is Filled with Life

During Medieval times almost all Christian theologians accepted the Ptolemaic Geocentric Greek view of the universe as an absolute universal truth.

Abulfeda

Kurdish Muslim Who Has a Lunar Crater

Kurds are a Muslim-majority Indo-European ethnic group who live in the Middle East. They number about 35 millions according to the Kurdish Institute of Paris. These people enjoy a long history of Islamic heritage and they’ve contributed a lot to the Islamic Civilization. Several renowned Muslim imams, scholars, intellectuals, scientists and warriors were Kurdish. One …

Alien Life

Aliens May Be More Like Us Than We Think

Scientists and theologians have been dealing with the question of extraterrestrial life for centuries. As David Weintraub writes in his book on the matter, Religions and Extraterrestrial Life, scientist David Rittenhouse insisted back in 1775 that “the doctrine of a plurality of worlds is inseparable forms the principles of astronomy. But this doctrine is still thought, by some pious persons… to militate …

Time Relativity

Time Relativity in the Qur’an

Asking this question would strangely generate different replies. A rushing answer will be “Yes”, but an educated person is supposed to ask for further clarification. Does the question refer to the day on Earth or on another celestial body?

Space Discoveries

Amazing Space Discoveries

{Say, [O Muhammad], “Travel through the land and observe how He began creation. Then Allah will produce the final creation. Indeed Allah, over all things, is competent.”} [Surat Al-‘ankabut 29:20]. In the Qur’an, Allah tells us at many places about His power that created this universe and the celestial bodies that travel through it. Allah mentions …

Interstellar Comet

Scientists Observe First-Known Interstellar Comet

Telescopes only picked it up a week ago, but it’s likely been traveling through interstellar space for millions of years. {Have they not looked at the heaven above them – how We structured it and adorned it and [how] it has no rifts?} [Surat Qaf 50:6]. For centuries, skywatchers have chronicled the comings and goings …

Fast

Fastest Thing in Cosmos, How Fast Is It?

In this segment of the “How Fast Is It” video book we cover the speed of light. We start with the slow moving snail and work up through people, animals, birds, cars, aircraft and spaceships.



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