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Posture

Having Healthy Posture Is Islamic

Islam comes from the Arabic root word “salama”. It denotes peace, security, safety as it does submission and surrender to God. To achieve this safety and wellbeing, Shari’ah encourages you to have both good mind and body. Being the complete way of life, Islam stresses the importance of maintaining good health. It considers health as a basic human …

Uzbekistan Solar Oven Distance

World's 2nd Largest Solar Furnace in Muslim Lands

The solar power is an important source of renewable energy. Its technologies are either passive solar or active solar. In fact, these categories of solar technologies depend on how they capture and distribute solar energy or convert it into solar power. Solar furnaces are one of these solar technologies which use concentrated solar power to produce …

Creative Quarter

Muslim Students Explore Science at Creative Quarter

UK school students including Muslim pupils flocked to shake hands with robots, create art from liquids and solids, and learn about the Bionic Man. Jennie Rawling of Imperial College London reported on November 21. During London’s Creative Quarter 2017, visitors attended demonstration lectures and took part in interactive exhibits. That’s beside learning about careers in science, technology, …

Automation

Automation & Robotics in Muslim Heritage

Badi’ al-Zaman Abu ‘l-‘Izz Ibn Isma’il Ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari was a prominent medieval Muslim inventor. He lived during the 12th-13th centuries. Al-Jazari’s book ‘Fi Maarifat Al-hiyal Al-handasiyya or Ingenious Mechanical Devices, was arguably the most comprehensive and methodical compilation of the most current knowledge about automatic devices and mechanics of its time. The book systematically charted …

Agnostic

Famous Agnostic Sheds Light on Islamic Golden Age

It was a moment in history when the Islamic civilization opened its doors to new ideas from the East and from the West. In fact, the confident Muslims took these ideas and remolded them in a uniquely Islamic mold. Out of this caldron came Islamic art, architecture, astronomy, chemistry, mathematics, medicine, music, philosophy and ethics. The …

Compatibility

Compatibility Between Modern Science & Islam

Dr. Nidhal Guessoum is a professor of Physics and Astronomy at the American University of Sharjah in the UAE. He worked as a post-doctoral researcher at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Guessoum has published several books on science with direct or indirect relevance to Islam. Moreover, he has published dozens of scholarly papers in astrophysics …

How Do You Tell if You Are Wise? 3 Signs

How Do You Tell if You Are Wise? 3 Signs

Hikmah is a gift from Allah. Does that mean you can’t seek and find it on your own? You can, because Allah already sent the gift to you. You just need to reach for it – the Quran.

Overpopulation

Is Earth Full of Us?

{O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. Indeed, Allah is Knowing and Acquainted.} [Surat Al-Hujurat 49:13]. Human population has been rising continuously since …

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”. …

Tattoos

Thinking of Getting Tattoos?

Tattoos can cause cancer and mutations – and one color is potentially more toxic than others, according to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). An ECHA research in 2017 has investigated possible tattooing risks. The agency said: “Many reports show significant concerns for public health stemming from the composition of inks used for tattooing.” “The most severe …



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