As one of the rotating images within its website header teases, what has 72 feet, covers 3,000 miles in 16 days, can earn 3 graduate hours of credit, and is more fun than summer vacation when you were a kid? 908 more words
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Dr. Zaghloul El-Naggar
Who has made the earth a resting place for you.. Qur’an 2: 22
The surface area of the earth is estimated to be about 510 million km2; 29% (149 million km2) is land (lithosphere) and 71% (361 million km2) is water (hydrosphere). 604 more words
Explanation: A mysterious, squid-like apparition, this nebula is very faint, but also very large in planet Earth’s sky. In the mosaic image, composed with narrowband data from the 2.5 meter Isaac Newton Telescope, it spans some 2.5 full moons toward the constellation Cepheus. 146 more words
Is the earth in the first heaven (al-sama’ al-dunya) or beneath it, knowing that the Messenger (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) was taken up to the heavens and ascending can only be from something lower to something higher?.
Praise be to Allah
More than one of the scholars have narrated that there is consensus that the Earth is round.
Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allah have mercy on him, 13th century) narrated that from Abu’l-Husayn ibn al-Munaadi (may Allah have mercy on him), when he said… 1,085 more words