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Earth to Teachers

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


Earth As A Resting Place : Scientific Implication

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

Earth Science

Why does February has29 days every 4 years

Why does February has 29 days every 4 years ?

Or why do we have a leap year ?

Or there are 365 day is a calendar and every 4 years there are 366 days ? 536 more words

Mad Science

Picture: APOD: Ou4: A Giant Squid Nebula (2014 Jul 18)

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?


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?.

Response To Scientific Errors

Consensus That The Earth Is Round

Praise be to Allah

More than one of the scholars have narrated that there is consensus that the Earth is round.
For example:

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

Response To Scientific Errors