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How Shaykh Yūsuf al-Baḥrānī Argued for a Flat-Earth

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SHAFAQNA- One of the greatest Akhbārī scholars to ever live was the 17th century Shaykh Yūsuf al-Baḥrānī (1695 – 1772). He held a few unique positions in jurisprudence and there are a number of his works that are accessible to us…

Earth's Deepest Water May Be 1,000 Kilometers Below The Surface

SHAFAQNA- How deep does Earth’s water go? Well, if this latest study is correct, pretty darn deep – a third of the way to Earth’s core. That’s the conclusion of Steve Jacobsen at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and his…

Here's how Earth looks from space, 70 years ago and now

SHAFAQNA- By: Scott Sutherland Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 5:44 PM - The very first image taken from space was snapped 70 years ago, and look how far we've come since, plus 10 years of NASA's STEREO mission revolutionizes our view of the Sun.…

Earth is losing oxygen, new study confirms

SHAFAQNA- A new study from Princeton University confirms the Earth has lost a measurable amount of oxygen -- though not nearly enough to cause an problems for humans. The new study shows global O2 levels dropped by about 0.7 per cent, over…

Creation of Earth and Sky and the birth of Adam

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SHAFAQNA-Praise is due to Allah whose worth cannot be described by speakers, whose bounties cannot be counted by calculators and whose claim (to obedience) cannot be satisfied by those who attempt to do so, whom the height of intellectual courage…