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Does anyone have information on how science supports the prophetic hadeeth on the rotation of Earth?

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Among the many signs and evidences of the prophethood of the Prophet Muhammad is the scinetific evidences found either in the Holy Quran, the Holy Book revealed to him, or his sayings.

The Prophet's Ahadith, his traditional sayings, are miraculous in all its meanings even if these Ahadith are connected with science. There are about one thousand scientific words in Hadith and Qur'an (the book revealed to Muhammad) that are completely compatible with science. We should always bear in mind that scientific meanings implied either in Hadith or Qur'an are not given directly as this would conflict with the culture of its particular time.

In one of the marvelous Ahadith, the Prophet (pbuh) was asked, "Where does the sun set, and where does it rise from?" The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) answered, "It is going in a (nonstop) regular motion; it does not cease or disappear. It sets in one place and rises in another place, and sets in another place and rises in another place and so on. So, some people would say the sun has set and others would say it has just risen (at the same moment)." (Narrated Ibn ‘Abbas)

This Hadith implies three important scientific facts that are completely compatible with science:

(1) The sun is stationary in its solar system

(2) The earth rotates around the sun

(3) The earth is spherically shapedlink text

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