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Big Bang Theory in Quran

Big Bang Theory in Quran

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Published by: IslamiCenterCulpeper on Oct 31, 2011
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The Big Bang Theory: From a Qur'anic Perspective
One of the great mysteries facing scientists today are the answers to the two followingquestions:1. WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF THE UNIVERSE?2. WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF LIFE?The answer to the first question is difficult than the answer to the second question.Allah (SWT) says in the Qur'an creation of the universe was a greater problem thanthe creation of man.The following verse in the Qur'an alludes to the Big Bang Theory:DO THEY NOT THE UNBELIEVERS SEE THAT THE HEAVENS AND THEEARTH WERE JOINED TOGETHER (AS ONE UNIT OF CREATION) BEFOREWE CLOVE THEM ASUNDER? WE MADE FROM WATER EVERY LIVINGTHING. WILL THEY NOT THEN BELIEVE?Surah: 21. Al-Anbiyaa, Ayath 30The origin of universe has been explained by several cosmological theories. Onetheory that seems philosophically far more attractive is called the Steady-State model.This theory was proposed in the 1940s by Herman Bondi, Thomas Gold and FredHoyle. They stated that the universe has always been just about the same as it is now.As it expands, new matter is continually created to fill up the gaps between thegalaxies.This theory has been replaced by the "Standard Model" or the "Big Bang" Theory.Using the Doppler effect the astronomers confirmed that the galaxies are movingaway and that the universe is expanding. The birth of the universe has been estimatedto be between 15 and 30 billion years ago.The experimental confirmation of the Big Bang Theory came from the detection of the Cosmic Microwave Radiation Background by a pair of radio astronomers, Arno.A. Penzias and Robert W. Wilson. In 1964 they were working in the Bell TelephoneLaboratory which had in its possession of an unusual radio antenna on Crawford Hillat Holmdel, New Jersey. By measuring the cosmic microwave radiation backgroundradiation which is the noise left over from the early universe, they calculated the

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