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does islam agree with science on the Schrödinger's cat experiment?

In the Schrödinger's cat experiment, a cat is placed in a box, where there is a radioactive material which may decay in one hour or not decay at all. There is also a sensor, which if detects decay, ...
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What's the earliest “acknowledgement” of Heliocentrism in Islam?

The English Wikipedia says that Heliocentrism was "official" in Christianity in 1822 and in Judaism by the 20th century. What about Islam?
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Why Allah filled the oceans with sea water and not with fresh water?

It is mentioned in Quran that everything in the universe has a purpose. So, why does Allah cover over 70% of the Earth with sea water that human beings can't consume unlike the fresh water that is ...
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Biology In Islam - Reproduction

In chapter 86 verse 7 & 8 it is written that "He was created from a fluid, ejected," "Emerging from between the backbone and the ribs." But as far as I know the semen is produced by the seminal ...
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Isn't this hadith unscientific?

Sahih Bukhari Volume 4, Book 54, Number 421: Narrated Abu Dhar: The Prophet asked me at sunset, "Do you know where the sun goes (at the time of sunset)?" I replied, "Allah and His Apostle ...
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Looking for a clarification for ayah 49 of Surah 51 Adh-Dariyat

In the Qu'ran Allah says: And of every thing We have created pairs: That ye may receive instruction. Qur'an 51:49 However not every creature procreates or reproduces through male and female ...
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Does the universe have a physical boundary based on the Islamic contents?

Are there any Quranic verses or hadiths which talk about the end of the world? I mean "Are we limited by the universe physical boundaries" and if some day human is able to travel to the furthest ...
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Why Muslim Clerics forbade trip to Mars?

I recently heard on NPR that Clerics issued an fatwa that forbids going to Mars. If it is taboo why?
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What does Islam say about artificial organs and body parts?

Assalamu alaykum, In recent months, there has been much talking in the news about scientific and technological advances like creating artificial blood using stem cells, artificial heart transplants, ...
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Black Holes, is it okay to believe in them?

Salam, I am studying for a physics degree and we are beginning to study Black Holes. But I am not sure whether or not these comply with the Quran, any justification would be appreciated.
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is weed haram if it brings u closer to islam [duplicate]

Is smoking weed haram, if it makes you think wiser and closer to islam. When I smoke weed I become a different person, a better person. I have more patience, more understanding; which makes it way ...
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much ado about moon sighting

In this modern era . we (NASA and other organizations) can very easily know the relative position of moon through modern setups. http://www.moongiant.com/ like scientists predicts the solar and lunar ...
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Global Islamic Calendar

I have an idea to make a lunar calendar that is as definite as solar calendar so that it can be used globally in day-to-day life. I have heard that Saudi Arabia use lunar calendar. This calendar will ...
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Local moon or international moon?

The month of Ramadan is near, so naturally the subject of the moon arises. Based on hadiths, which moon I need to refer to -- the local or international moon -- for sawm and for eid? For example, if ...
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Scientific conflicts with respect to Quran

There are often claims (such as those seen here) of scientific mistakes and inaccuracies in the Qur'an. While I agree that many errors in that list are silly and might just be misinterpretations, ...
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How can I understand the concept of seven heavens in Islam?

We have been told about seven heavens in the Quran. Quran mentions it in 71:15 Do you not consider how Allah has created seven heavens in layers. Also the Prophet (PBUH) went through all these ...
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Did The God (Allah) know how the moon works?

Many times the Sahabas would ask questions from the prophet about things they did not know or were not sure. One such question was about the moon, how it is thin at one stage then become full moon and ...
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What is reasoning of Islamic scholars for rejecting the compatibility of evolution with Islam? [closed]

There are different views about Evolution among Muslim scholars but seems most of them say Evolution have no conflict with Islam and seems who reject it have copied it from Church writings.
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Importance of science in moonsighting?

This is especially in reference to moon sighting where a witness report can possibly be in conflict with sound scientific principles. Below is the visibility map of the moon on July 19, 2012 (for ...
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Do other intelligent beings exist in some other planet besides man according to Quran or Hadith?

Does Quran or Hadith mention any other intelligent beings in the universe like humans maybe on some other planet? Except for Jin and Angels which are mentioned in Quran. Prophet (P.B.U.H) was given ...
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Do the teachings of Physics and Astronomy contradict the teachings of Islam?

Recently, scientists have discovered more evidence of the Higgs Boson particle. It would be the last piece of the Standard Model of particle Physics. Basically, what they are trying to do here is ...
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Should a Muslim believe in Dinosaurs?

There are plenty of fossils that shows the existence pre historic animals like Dinosaurs. However they have never been mentioned either in the Holy Quran or in Hadis. They fact that they lived for ...
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Do ghosts exists according to Quran or Islam?

When I asked this question to a Masjid cleric, I never got a satisfactory answer. There is a lot of research going on this field. There are many Television shows that prove Ghost exists. But Science ...
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Does the Holy Quran gives the concept of flat earth?

This question is not related to these two verses only. These are just for reference. Many searchers say Islams give the concept of flat earth which is contrary to what it is. Sura An-Naziat ...