A series of scientific miracles in the Quran Part2
5 – THE PROTECTED ROOF
God says in the Holy Quran what means:
We made the sky a preserved and protected roof yet still they turn away from Our Signs..”
(The Qur’an, 21:32)
This attribute of the sky has been proved by scientific research carried out in the 20th century: The atmosphere surrounding the Earth serves crucial functions for the continuity of life. While destroying many meteors-big and small-as they approach the Earth, it prevents them from falling to Earth and harming living things.
In addition, the atmosphere filters the light rays coming from space that are harmful to living things. The most striking feature of the atmosphere is that it lets only harmless and useful rays-visible light, near ultraviolet light and radio waves pass through. All of this radiation is vital for life. Near ultraviolet rays, which are only partially let in by the atmosphere, are very important for the photosynthesis of plants and for the survival of all living beings. The majority of the intense ultraviolet rays emitted from the Sun are filtered out by the ozone layer of the atmosphere. Only a limited and essential part of the ultraviolet spectrum reaches the Earth.
The protective function of the atmosphere does not end here. The atmosphere also protects the earth from the freezing cold of the space, which is approximately -270oC.
It is not only the atmosphere that protects the Earth from harmful effects. In addition to the atmosphere, the Van Allen Belt-the layer caused by the magnetic field of the Earth-also serves as a shield against the harmful radiation that threatens our planet. This radiation, which is constantly emitted by the Sun and other stars, is deadly to living things. If the Van Allen belt did not exist, the massive outbursts of energy called solar flares that frequently occur in the Sun would destroy all life on Earth.
7-The earth in quran is spherical
1- first proof
God says in the holy quran
He created the heavens and the earth in true (proportion): He makes the Night overlap the Day, and the Day overlap the Night..(Al-Qur’an 39:5)
The Arabic word used here is ‘Kawwara’ meaning ‘to overlap’ or ‘to coil’ – the way a turban is wound around the head. The overlapping or coiling of the day and night can take place if the earth is spherical
2- second proof
And the earth, moreover, hath He extended (to a wide expanse). (Al-Qur’an 79:30)
The Arabic word for egg here is ‘Dahaha’ which means an ostrich-egg. The shape of an ostrich-egg resembles the geo-spherical shape of the earth.
79:30 He made the earth egg-shaped (The Rashad Khalifa translation)
The Bible says: The Earth is flat!
Early Muslim Consensus: The Earth is Round
8 – The Seven Layers of Earth
God says in the Holy Quran:
1- He (Allah) Who created the seven heavens one above the other – [Al Mulk: 3]
2- Allah is He Who created seven heavens and the earth the like of them – [ Al Talaaq: 12]
The layers of earth according to modern science are seven
Here is a brief synopsis of the depths of each layer (in kilometers):
1. 0- 40 Crust
2. 40- 400 Upper mantle
3. 400- 650 Transition region
4. 650-2700 Lower mantle
5. 2700-2890 D” layer
6. 2890-5150 Outer core
7. 5150-6378 Inner core
To Be Comtinued soon In Shaa Allah