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Heliocentrism

Does the Quran Support Geocentrism or Heliocentrism?

Short Answer: There is no verse meaning the sun is the center of the universe; nor is there any mention of the Solar System where the the planets move around the sun. This doesn’t mean that the modern ideas of the Solar System with its sun at the center are not true. Only thing is …

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.

Astronomers Discover New Earth-like Metallic Exoplanet - About Islam

Astronomers Discover New Earth-like Metallic Exoplanet

TWARWICK – A hot, metallic, Earth-sized planet situated 339 light years away has been detected and characterized by a global team of astronomers, Science Daily reported on March 27. Planet K2-229b is almost 20% larger than Earth, however, its mass is over 2.5 times greater than our blue globe, making its density similar to 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.

Solar System

Who's Been Where in the Solar System? (Infograph)

The Holy Qur’an encourages human beings to be knowledgeable; “Indeed, in the creation of the heavens and the earth and the alternation of night and day are signs for those of understanding.” [Surat ‘al Imran: 3:190].

Interstellar Comet

Scientists Observe First-Known Interstellar Comet

Telescopes only picked it up a week ago, but it’s likely been traveling through interstellar space for millions of years. {Have they not looked at the heaven above them – how We structured it and adorned it and [how] it has no rifts?} [Surat Qaf 50:6]. For centuries, skywatchers have chronicled the comings and goings …

Hijri Year

When Will Be New Hijri Year 1439?

The Hijri New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year. This first day of the year is the first day of Muharram. The Hijri calendarstartsin the year 622 AD with the emigration of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina, known as the Hijra. In fact, Muslim use this …

Voyager 1 spacecraft

40th Anniversary of Man’s Farthest Object in Cosmos

When NASA launched Voyager 1 and 2 deep into space 40 years ago, each spacecraft brought along a golden record with sights and sounds from Earth, just in case any aliens were to stumble across it. Nearly 4 decades ago after lifting off, NASA’s historic mission is still exploring the cosmos. The twin spacecraft launched …

Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipses: More Than Just a Spectacle

Ancients from nearly every civilization interpreted it as the act of evil deities and spirits. They thought of it as an indicator of war, famine, drought, and every bad fate.

Today We Are Farthest from Sun

Today We Are Farthest from Sun

Today at 4:00 UTC, our blue planet will reach itsfarthestdistance from the sun. Ourorbit around the sun isn’t a perfect circle, but rather it’s slightly an ellipse. In the field of astronomy, the term perihelion describesthe pointat which Earthis closest to the sun and aphelion thefarthest. In fact, the Earth distance from the sun changes …



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