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THE EXPANDING UNIVERSE, THE BIG BANG THEORY AND THE QURAN

Astronomers struggled to find out the basic questions regarding this universe.  In the early’s of 1900, Science was on the belief that the universe had always been in existence; and the size of the universe was fixed and not changing.  However, in 1912, the American astronomer, Vesto Slipher, made a discovery that would soon change astronomers’ beliefs about the universe.  Slipher, noticed that the ...

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Iron was something “sent down” and not from this earth

Iron is one of the elements highlighted in the Quran. In the chapter known Al-Hadeed, meaning Iron, we are informed: “And We also sent down iron in which there lies great force and which has many uses for mankind…” (Quran 57:25) The word “anzalna,” translated as “sent down” and used for iron in the verse, could be thought of having ...

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Quran and science agree to the structural makeup of mountains and the role they play in maintaining the stability of the Earth

This is how the Quran has described mountains.  God has said in the Quran: “Have We not made the earth as a bed, and the mountains as pegs?” (Quran 78:6-7) Modern earth sciences have proven that mountains have deep roots under the surface of the ground (see figure 3) and that these roots can reach several times their elevations above ...

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