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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 …

Islamic Golden Era’s Astronomers

Astronomers of the Islamic Golden Era

The list of prominent stars with Arabic names or those derived from Arabic is a long one. The reason is simple – they reflect the contributions of Medieval Muslims, from Baghdad to Granada, to our understanding of the stars and the planets. Almost as soon as they had established their capital at Baghdad in 762, …

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 …

Antimatter: The Mirror We Didn’t Look At

Antimatter: The Mirror We Didn’t Look At

Science always taught us to think outside the box, get out of templates, step out of the crowd and put restrictions aside. A couple of years ago, NASA’sFermi Gamma Ray Space Telescopesurprised the entire world with an unexpected finding: “Thunderstorms make antimatter,” a bombshell which hit the world and especially scientists. Fermi telescope observed that …

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.

Why Do We Sleep

Why Do We Sleep?

Allah Almighty mentions to us in His Holy Book, the Qur’an: {And it is He who has made the night for you as clothing and sleep [a means for] rest and has made the day a resurrection.} (Surat Al-Furqan 25:47).

Shaban 15th and Changing Qiblah Related Fatwa Issues

Qiblah Finding: Art Made Easier Through Ages

For millions of Muslims around the world, traveling is part of their routine. Whether for studies, business or pleasure, the need to embark on long-distance journeys arises continuously and with this comes the challenge of determining the correct direction of the Qiblah while on such trips.

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.



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