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Great Flood and Noah’s Ark

Floods have always been a part of human existence. Seasonal floods increase soil fertility bringing nutrients as they also gave birth to the agricultural revolution and the first permanent human settlements on the riverbanks of Africa and Asia (NASA p.1-3). There is one flood, however, that continues to intrigue adventurers and scientists alike. Story Narrated …

Iron

Celestial Origin of Iron

The Glorious Qur’an contains a distinct Surah (Chapter) entitled “Al – Hadid” (= The Iron) which emphasizes in one of its verses (Verse#25) the following two facts:

Wadi Hitan

Taming and Conserving Wadi Al-Hitan

A sign of endurance that shapes the landscape of Egypt’s Western provinces are enormous rock formations. Their numerous cracks have served as pathways for the flow of water and bound minerals, just another signature of time.

Miracles of Our Faulted Earth

Miracles of Our Faulted Earth

The Noble Qur’an Reads: “And by the Earth that has its own fault” (86:12). This Qur’anic verse comes in the context of an oath, while Allah (all glory be to Him) is definitely above giving such a pledge. Consequently, this is understood as an emphasis for the special significance of the matter by which the …

Earth

Condensed History of Our Spherical Home

Have you ever wondered about the history of this planet which hosts all our lives? Earth aka Gaia or Terra is the third planet from the Sun, the densest planet in the Solar System, the largest of the Solar System’s four terrestrial planets, and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.

Knowing Our Soil Underfoot

You walk on it, your body touches it every day, its supports your life on this planet, it allows you to build a shelter for yourself in the form of cities and it facilitates for you planting your food, this is the Soil; the mixture of minerals, organic matter, gases, liquids, and organisms’ myriad which …

Rocky Mountains

Roofs of the World

{He created the heavens without pillars that you see and has cast into the earth firmly set mountains, lest it should shift with you, and dispersed therein from every creature. And We sent down rain from the sky and made grow therein [plants] of every noble kind.} (Surat Luqmān 31:10).

Mountains

Mountains as Stabilizers for Earth

“And by the mountains He (Allah) has stabilized it (the Earth)*, as a matter of convenience for you (mankind) and for your cattle*”. (Surat An-Nazi’at: 32,33).

Tariq

Signs in Surat At-Tariq

[I swear] by Heaven and the Tariq! And what will convey to you what the Tariq is? It is the Star Piercing [the darkness]! (Surat At-Tariq 86:1-3).



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