26 mars 2018

The Earth’s Gravitational Force

"Did We not make the earth a receptacle?"  (Surat al-Mursalat, 25) quran   The Arabic word "kifatan," translated as "receptacle" in the above verse, means "living things being gathered together and protected in their dwellings.” It can also mean “a place where living or inanimate things are gathered together” or “a place on which things are piled or collected.” "Kifatan" comes from the root word "kafata," which means "to collect, gather toward one, embrace."  With its... [Lire la suite]

26 mars 2018

Miraculous Molecules

 All mountains, water, our own bodies, poisonous and health-giving plants, furniture, buildings, sweet and sour tastes, pleasant smells, beautiful colors-in fact, everything that exists-is made up of various combinations of only 109 atoms. This is one of Allah's greatest miracles.  When atoms come together, they give rise to molecules that enable very different physical characteristics to emerge. A pen, your hand, and water are all the result of different combinations of similar atoms. Sometimes an atom is added to a... [Lire la suite]