The Quran refers to some important scientific facts and future events with an amazing accuracy, which prooves that only God can produce such a book:
– THE DATE OF THE LUNAR LANDINGS
– THE ORBIT OF THE MOON
– THE RATIO OF THE SEA TO THE LAND
– THE STAR SIRIUS
– THE ATOMIC NUMBER OF IRON
– THE ROTATION OF THE EARTH AROUND THE SUN: 365 DAYS
– GENDER AND THE 23rd CHROMOSOME PAIR
– THE SPUTNIK RISING TO THE SKIES
– THE GENETIC CODE OF THE BEE
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Apart from the miraculous characteristics of the Qur’an which we have looked into so far, it also contains what we can term “mathematical miracles.” There are many examples of this fascinating Qur’anic aspect. One example of this is the number of repetitions of certain words in the Qur’an. Some related words are surprisingly repeated the same number of times. Below is a list of such words and the number of repetitions in the Qur’an.
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Until 100 years ago it was thought that only man and animals were in pairs (males and females). However the Quran said that everything from which the land produces, man and what they could not see were also made of pairs. Today we know that all matter is in pairs: matter and antimatter, electrons and positrons, quarks and antiquarks, day and night, male and female, …
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For centuries it was believed that Earth is fixed and the sun, moon and planets revolve around it. However 1400 years ago the Quran said that not only the sun and moon but even Earth moves in a designated path:
(Quran 39.5) [Allah] Created the heavens and the Earth in truth. He overlaps the night over the day and overlaps the day over the night, and enslaved the sun and the moon, ALL MOVE (Kullon Yajree كل يجري) to a prerecorded destiny. Is He not the Exalted, the Forgiver?
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Water on Earth actually came from outer space, particularly from ice in comets and meteors. When those comets enter our atmosphere the heat generated on entry vaporizes this ice into the atmosphere. Moslems say that this is what Allah says.
[Quran 2.164] … In the water which Allah sent down from the Heavens and brought with it life to Earth after being dead and gave life in it to every kind of land animal; And in directing the winds; And in the clouds that are enslaved between the Heavens and the Earth; [All these] are Signs for a people who comprehend.
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The difference in temperature, salinity and CO2 concentrations in seas cause water to separate into layers. This was only known recently.
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Females have XX chromosomes, that is, they can only give one X chromosome. But since males have XY chromosomes then men can either give the X or the Y chromosome. This means that it is actually the males who determine the sex of the baby (by giving either the X or the Y chromosome).
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