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Isn't this hadith about sunset unscientific?

The simplest answer is that what the Prophet (saws) may be describing is not something that we can observe in the dimensions that we live in. There are plenty of phenomena that the Qur'an and the ...
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Does the Quran actually refer to the expansion of the universe?

Traditionally the scholars has interpreted the word "lamosi'on" (لَمُوسِعُونَ) to mean; "indeed We are able too". Most other translations today seems to (subjectively) ignore that ...
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Does Qur'an 16:66 say milk comes from a cow's stomach?

Belly does not mean stomach. And especially the arabic word use 'Batn' does not mean the scientific stomach: i.e. it includes the udder You can't use the modern day scientific definition of a word ...
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Why Allah created Germs?

Allah created everything for a purpose, but excess or incorrect placement of anything can be dangerous. E.g. water is amazing and life for us. However, if it enters your lungs, it does the opposite. ...
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Is evolution compatible with Islam?

I think it is (evolution in general) because of this verse: Noble Quran 71:14 'Seeing that it is He that has created you in diverse stages?
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Will I get rewarded if I study worldly sciences with intention to do good in future?

If you want to succeed by Allah you need to add two things (niyyah and ikhlaas) to any deed you are doing: An intention to do it for the sake of Allah, not for being a great "scientist", not to be ...
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scientific error in quran ? 67:5 (please anyone explain)

I think this is just a matter of you throwing yourself into confusion with non-sequitirs (ie, fallacious connections). The false connection is in this statement you made: "So when we compare the ...
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Does Qur'an 16:66 say milk comes from a cow's stomach?

No, the verse does not discuss an organ; it discusses a process. In classical exegeses of the Qur'an, you will find that the verse does not discuss the place at which milk leaves the body of animals. ...
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How does Islam interpret fossilized remains of man's evolutionary ancestors?

It is important to understand the difference between scientific hypothesis, such as "Humans are descended from animals that lived millions of years ago," and metaphysical truth, such as "The first ...
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How did "an atom's weight" come to be mentioned in translations of the Qur'an?

Below, I propose two non-miraculous possibilities; it might not be easy to discern which one is correct. Other translations use the word "particle" instead of "atom" (see Islam Awakened), and surely ...
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Wrong explanation about science by Prophet Muhammad

Firstly, where is the "wrong explanation about science"? You are assuming that the Prophet said that no pollination at all is better, however the Prophet is only talking about human assisted ...
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How is it possible that the coccyx does not decay at all? What if the body was cremated?

The folly here is to take the Hadith as a lesson in modern natural sciences rather than one in religion. The Prophet was sent in 600 C.E., he had to work with the vocabulary and knowledge of the ...
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If two men could have a baby (e.g. via stem cells), would it be haram?

If anyone's sperm goes inside the woman (except her husband) then this is haram. As touching, talking and even gazing any Na-Mehram is haram let alone putting sperms in her (by any means). So, as to ...
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Isn't this hadith about sunset unscientific?

What does the Qur'an say about the prostration of the sun: If you search in the Qur'an you will find a lots of Verses who tell us that the sun does prostrate and some who tell/indicate us "how&...
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Is Qur'an a book of science?

I want a few verses that directly prove Qur'an to be true with the test of science and without ambiguity in the meaning. Presumably what you are looking for is a verse that satisfies the following ...
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Why Allah filled the oceans with sea water and not with fresh water?

Humans are not the only creatures on this Planet, Scientists have described well over 1.7 million of the world's species of animals, plants, insects and algae. (Number of Species Identified on Earth) ...
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Why Allah created Germs?

Well, this is a tricky question for one principal reason: Germ Theory came into existence only in recent times and no writings, religious or otherwise, ever talked about germs before that. (In fact, ...
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Is doubting a person who is trying to prove the Qur'an scientifically accurate a sin or disbelief?

If Bozo the Clown was trying to prove the Qur'an scientifically accurate, do you think it would be problematic to doubt him? It's not disbelief. It's not the Qur'an you're doubting, it's the person'...
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Isn't this hadith about sunset unscientific?

As a student who is studying physics, I can say you that; we have Relative and absolute motion. For example I am sitting behind my PC so my velocity is zero, this is true if we disregard this point, ...
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Can the Answer to Allah be in simple Mathematics?

The post is one mathematical misunderstanding after another. If you're allowed to do whatever you want with numbers, you can prove and/or disprove whatever you want. Here's a few blatant errors: ...
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Does the Quran actually refer to the expansion of the universe?

An example of the interpretation Let's start with a quote from qtafsir (a somehow summarized version of tafsir ibn Kathir): Allah reminds us of the creating of the higher and lower worlds, (We ...
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scientific error in quran ? 67:5 (please anyone explain)

There is proportionality throughout the universe. and we even came to know that gravitational waves exist. so if our star (sun) were to disappear one day it would disrupt the design and we wont ...
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scientific error in quran ? 67:5 (please anyone explain)

You are equating Scientific and Quranic terminology which is wrong. At the time and place of the revelation of the Quran: the planets, the plasma balls they revolve around, comets, moons, meteorites ...
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Does Islam ever specify the speed in which angels can travel?

No, the speed of light is not mentioned in the Qur'an. There is no evidence that points to any such conclusion. The tafsīr of the verse you quoted (Surat As-Sajdah 32:5) has been covered by many ...
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Isn't the verse of the Qur'an 23:14 (... and We made the lump, bones ...) scientifically inaccurate?

I have not come across any Islamic scholarly view that considers this verse, or any other verse in the Qur'an or a hadith for that matter, as a "scientific" miracle. If you have such an Islamic ...
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Does Qur'an 16:66 say milk comes from a cow's stomach?

As @TheZ said, the word (batn بطن and its plural butoon بطون) which is mentioned in the Ayah is more general than stomach ... It includes the abdomen (or the internal origins) ... and one example to ...
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Are Rainbows or related mentioned in Islamic sources?

There is almost no mention of rainbows in Islamic text, save for two hadiths attributed to Ibn 'Abbas in Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 33/14, with one classified as sahih (authentic) as below, and classified as ...
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What does Islam say about the first heaven?

There are not too many verses in the Qur'an that discuss the nearest sky. The first one is: إِنَّا زَيَّنَّا السَّمَاءَ الدُّنْيَا بِزِينَةٍ الْكَوَاكِبِ Indeed, We have adorned the nearest ...
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Apparent contradiction in verse 2:29

The verse in Qur'an 2:29 that you quoted says: هُوَ الَّذِي خَلَقَ لَكُم مَّا فِي الْأَرْضِ جَمِيعًا ثُمَّ اسْتَوَىٰ إِلَى السَّمَاءِ فَسَوَّاهُنَّ سَبْعَ سَمَاوَاتٍ ۚ وَهُوَ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عَلِيمٌ ...
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