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Space exploration programs in Muslim countries: past, present and future
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Space exploration programs in Muslim countries: past, present and future

October 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Dr. Parandis Tajbaksh Since the dawn of humanity, mankind has embarked on a journey of exploration. With the advances in technology, the dream of exploring remote landscapes became a reality and our sense of curiosity turned into the driving force to conquer space. The... Read More
Arab Space Programs Slowly Coming of Age
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Arab Space Programs Slowly Coming of Age

October 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Nidhal Guessoum Fruits of the Past & Present On July 16, 2014, the United Arab Emirates’ leadership announced the creation of a UAE space agency and an unmanned mission to Mars by 2021, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the country. It was... Read More
The Vacuum of Controversies
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The Vacuum of Controversies

October 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
The Space Race in the Muslim World is becoming increasingly controversial, with Iran being one of the major players. By Alfonso Lucifredi  Sepideh and space exploration in Muslim Faith Sepideh Hushyar is a young woman from Iran. She loves Astronomy and space, and spends her... Read More
Space Invaders
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Space Invaders

October 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Venturing into space has almost often been a moment of creating history, irrespective of which country is involved. Very recently, however, UAE announced plans of sending the first Arab Probe to Mars by 2021. Several other Muslim countries, including Malaysia and Pakistan, have... Read More
Emerging Space Powers: The New Space Powers of Asia, the Middle East and South America
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Emerging Space Powers: The New Space Powers of Asia, the Middle East and South America

October 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Read all about the Space powers of Asia, Middle East and South America, in this book by By Brian Harvey, Henk H. F. Smid, Theo Pirard, published by Springer,... Read More
Featured Essay no.5: How the Muslim society can progress towards Science
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Featured Essay no.5: How the Muslim society can progress towards Science

September 30th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Ali Haider Noorani Even though we acknowledge the achievements that the Muslim society contributed to the scientific community, we cannot forget that it is losing its battle to the west. The reason for this can be, because it never achieved that same type of... Read More
Featured Essay no. 4: Islam And Diminishing Lights From The East
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Featured Essay no. 4: Islam And Diminishing Lights From The East

September 23rd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Rashid Iftikhar In a nutshell, Muslim history began with the scientific golden age (800-1250), followed up by a total collapse in the scientific arena for seven hundred years and now in the twentieth century, there are efforts to pull things back, but all in... Read More
Featured Essay no.3: Why do I study Science?- Winner
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Featured Essay no.3: Why do I study Science?- Winner

September 16th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Jamshed Arslan In a 2013 Hollywood movie, Turbo , there is a scene where the hero of the movie, a snail, looks up into the sky and sees a strange bright light. He thinks it is a comet and starts praying because he believes... Read More
Global Food Security Index 2014
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Global Food Security Index 2014

September 15th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Food security has slowly, but markedly improved during the past year. Approximately 842m people today are estimated to be experiencing chronic hunger, down from 868m a year ago—an almost 3% decline. This caps a quarter of a century of progress, with the number of... Read More
Featured Essay no.2: Islam, Science and Islamic Moderation
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Featured Essay no.2: Islam, Science and Islamic Moderation

September 9th, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Ingrid Margarita Florez Fortich The relationship between religion and science is a very controversial one. The antagonism between Christianity and science is well known and documented, being the case of Galileo Galilei and Kaplan.  Any scientific inquiry questioning or... Read More