Questions tagged [science]

A religion issue that is related to Science. Can be be in visible conflict with Science

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
2answers
188 views

Are angels visible at the speed of light?

I was wondering if the angels are made of light, could we see them if we traveled at the speed of light?
1
vote
1answer
267 views

Why Muslim countries not well developed in science&technology?

Why are not now Muslim countries well developed in science & technology whereas this was not the case in era between 8th-12th centuries after BC?
2
votes
2answers
576 views

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?
2
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
385 views

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 ...
6
votes
7answers
11k views

Isn't this hadith about sunset unscientific?

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 know better." He said, "It goes (...
5
votes
3answers
1k views

Did life start from single cell organisms?

Did life start from single cell organisms? I heard somewhere in Quran that Allah created the life from water: "We made from water every living thing".  What about first prophet then? How would this ...
3
votes
5answers
3k views

How is Qur'an 51:49 compatible with non-sexual reproduction?

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
382 views

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 point,...
7
votes
1answer
1k views

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?
4
votes
1answer
869 views

Is manufacturing artificial organs and body parts permissible?

Recently, there has been much talk in the news about scientific and technological advances like creating artificial blood using stem cells, artificial heart transplants, and even 3D printing of living ...
1
vote
1answer
231 views

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.
-3
votes
0answers
73 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
202 views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
992 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
722 views

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 ...
9
votes
5answers
2k views

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, ...
6
votes
5answers
19k views

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 ...
1
vote
5answers
918 views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

Does Islam reference the solar system, with planets revolving around the sun?

After numerous discoveries by mankind, the world now believes that we are on a planet which is in a solar system revolving around the Sun. Does Islam have any reference(s) to this? What is the ...
2
votes
1answer
694 views

Are Muslims allowed to work for Clinical Trial organizations?

My question is not based on discussions, want i want here is to completely understand the picture of Clinical Trials in Islam. My question is can a Muslim work in Research department or back end IT ...
5
votes
1answer
330 views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
3k views

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 ...
8
votes
5answers
4k views

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 ...
22
votes
11answers
49k views

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 ...
10
votes
5answers
101k views

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 ...
7
votes
4answers
6k views

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 (79:30)...
84
votes
10answers
12k views

Is evolution compatible with Islam?

Is the theory of evolution, and specifically, theistic evolution, compatible with Islam? That is to say, is there any official doctrine in Islam (or if not agreed upon in Islam as a whole, in a ...

1
2