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The contribution of Islam and Muslim scholars to Science

July 9, 2012

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Source: Scienceislam.com Seeking knowledge is obligatory in Islam for every Muslim, man and woman. The main sources of Islam, the Quran and the Sunnah (Prophet Muhammad’s traditions), encourage Muslims to seek knowledge and be scholars, since this is the best way for people to know Allah (God), to appreciate His wondrous creations and be thankful […]

Miracle: Calculating the Speed of Light from the Qur’an

April 4, 2010

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Based on the work by Egyptian Physicist, Mansour Hassab El Naby. The greatest speed C, denoting the velocity of light in vacuum, is hinted at in two glorious Qur’anic verses relating this fundamental universal constant C with the motion of the Earth-Moon system. A new relativistic interpretation of this Qur’anic relation gives C=299792.5 km/s in […]

The Proof of Allah’s Omnipotence is in His Creation

January 31, 2010

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Note from Rafik Beekun. Please click here to view an amazing document that proves that the Qur’an reflects Allah’s Perfect and Complete Knowledge and that the universe is indeed Allah’s creation. The document is 2 megabytes in length, and you must read it until the end.

The Top 100 Universities in the World–No Muslim University Ranked

January 30, 2010

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Note from Rafik Beekun The three oldest universities in the world are Islamic universities: 859 Fes, Morocco University of Al-Karaouine Considered the oldest continuously-operating degree-granting university in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records. 975 Cairo, Egypt Al-Azhar University A degree-granting jāmiʿah (“university” in Arabic) with individual faculties for a general college and […]

Fasting (Siyam) Is Good For Your Brain

September 5, 2009

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Qur’an: Surah Al Baqara, 2: 184, “For to fast is to do good unto yourselves if you but knew it.” Andrea Useem, Health.com Ramadan is in its third week now, and the required dawn-to-dusk fasting often feels like a daily mini–marathon. By late afternoon, hunger and thirst have sucked me dry, leaving me sleepy, slow-minded, […]

Science validates Qur’anic claim that Ants talk to one another

February 7, 2009

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Note from Rafik Beekun: Allah in the Quran [Surah 27 verses 18-19] mentions that ants have their own language: “Till, when they came to the valley of the ants, one of the ants SAID: “O ants! Enter your dwellings, lest Sulaimân (Solomon) and his hosts crush you, while they perceive not. So he (Solomon) smiled, […]