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Did You Know Most of Brightest Stars Have Arabic Names

Most of Brightest Stars Have Arabic Names

Because of the prominent role of Muslim astronomers during the Islamic Golden Ages, many of the stars that have been named actually have an Arabic name. The names are Latinized, but we can often find traces of the Arabic words in them. Islamic astronomers, such as Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi, had an important role in the …

Meet This Hijabi Muslim Astrophysicist

Because of her achievement, Mutlu-Pakdil was named in the ‘2018 Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World – Academic Leadership and Accomplishment’ Her work provides the first description of a double-ringed elliptical galaxy, challenging current theories and assumptions about how the universe works and how galaxies start and evolve ANKARA – Islam encourages its believers …

NASA Picks Senegal to Host Final Plan for Historic Space Mission

NASA Picks Muslim Country to Host Final Plan for Historic Space Mission

DAKAR – An expedition of 40 NASA scientists will camp in the Muslim African country of Senegal this August to plan for the final stage of the historic space mission ‘New Horizons’, SciDev reported on Wednesday, July 11. After flying past Pluto in 2015, ‘New Horizons’ space probe is now heading to an unprecedented discovery …

Earth

Unbelievable Facts About Earth (Infograph)

Planet Earth 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 celestial body known to accommodate life.

Styles of Qur'an and Movement of Sun

Styles of Qur'an and Movement of Sun

The Qur’an has four essential aims: explaining and proving Divine Existence and Unity, the Resurrection, Prophethood and Divine worship and justice. All its explanations and injunctions, and its accounts of the histories of previous peoples, are to establish those four principles in people’s minds, hearts and practical lives. To this end, since nature is the …

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 …

Universe

Expanding Universe Before Telescopes

Currently, the observable universe is about 28 billion parsecs (91 billion light-years) in diameter. The size of the whole Universe is not known and may be either finite or infinite. Observations and the development of physical theories have led to inferences about the composition and evolution of the Universe. There are many competing hypotheses about …

Big Bang Theory

Big Bang from Islamic Perspective

In the Holy Quran we read: “Haven’t the unbelievers seen that the heavens and the earth were joined together (in one singularity), then we clove both of them asunder.” (Surat Al-Anbiya’ 21:30).



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