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Living Beyond Our Means: Where Is the Solution?

The earth’s ecosystem is on the brink of disaster warned a report commissioned by the UN a few years ago, funded by the World Bank, conducted by over 1,300 leading scientists from 95 countries, and launched at the Royal Society. Yet, despite its impeccable science, which pinpoints the problems with expert precision, the report appeared …

Recovering God’s Balance: Healing Ozone

The appearance of a rapidly growing hole in the part of the ozone layer over the Antarctic was first reported in the journal Nature in 1985, with later confirmations from NASA’s satellite data. The size of this hole grew rapidly, reaching its maximum size of 29.7million km2 in the year 2000. However, since then and …

Raindrops

Rain Gain: Planet Earth’s Wealth

{And We have sent the fertilizing winds and sent down water from the sky and given you drink from it. And you are not its retainers.} (Surat Al-Hijr 15:22).

Earth

Is Earth Rotating for Nothing?

In old times, ships that set out for long journeys could not reach their exact destination in spite of keeping a steady course. It was because the captains who did their best to reach the correct destination, were making a then-unknown mistake in their calculations.

And Made from Water Every Living Thing

"...And Made from Water Every Living Thing"

{Have those who disbelieved not considered that the heavens and the earth were a joined entity, and We separated them and made from water every living thing? Then will they not believe?} [Surat Al-Anbya 21:30]. We differentiate the Earth’s oceans to five separate entities. Despite the fact that there is really only one ocean. So, how …

Earth lifeforms

Scientists Find Missing Link that Led to Life on Earth

{He it is who gives life and causes death; and when He decrees a matter, He but says to it, “Be,” and it is.} [Surat Ghafir 40:68]. Causality is the natural or worldly agency or efficacy that connects the cause with the effect. The first is responsible for the second, and the second is dependent …

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?



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