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Solar power could be world's top electricity source by 2050, says IEA

Source : Guardian / 30 Sep 2014

Solar energy could be the top source of electricity by 2050, aided by plummeting costs of the equipment to generate it, a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), the West’s energy watchdog, said on Monday.

 

Study finds solar system’s water older than the sun

Source : Reuters / 29 Sep 2014

Water found in Earth’s oceans, in meteorites and frozen in lunar craters predates the birth of the solar system, a study published on Thursday shows, a finding with implications for the search for life on other planets.

 

​Extreme solar storm approaches Earth

Source : RT / 11 Sep 2014

A powerful solar flare sparked on an Earth-facing section of the sun. A subsequent coronal mass ejection is expected to reach our planet later in the week, possibly causing disruptions of communication and power grids.

 

Greenhouse gas levels reach record levels

Source : UN Multimedia / 09 Sep 2013

The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached record levels in 2013, propelled by a surge in levels of carbon dioxide, according to the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO).

 

Iran scientific production grows

Source : Presstv / 08 Sep 2014

The Islamic Republic of Iran has ranked 17th in terms of science productions in medicine in the world, according to the latest statistics released by several international scientific centers.

 

Developing world faces water, energy crises

Source : KhaleejTimes / 06 Sep 2014

In a report, it said the cravings for clean water and electricity were intertwined and could badly strain Earth’s limited resources.

“Demand for freshwater and energy will continue to increase over the coming decades to meet the needs of growing populations and economies, changing lifestyles and evolving consumption patterns, greatly amplifying existing pressures on limited natural resources and on ecosystems,” the report said.

 

UAE makes plans to send unmanned probe to Mars by 2021

Source : The National / 17 Jul 2014

The UAE plans to set up a space agency and send the Arab world’s first mission to Mars – headed by Emiratis – by 2021.

“The UAE Mars probe represents the Islamic world’s entry into the era of space exploration,” said Sheikh Khalifa, the President.

 

Children are born believers in God

Source : Telegraph / 25 Jun 2014

Dr Justin Barrett, a senior researcher at the University of Oxford's Centre for Anthropology and Mind, claims that young people have a predisposition to believe in a supreme being because they assume that everything in the world was created with a purpose.

 

Scientists find 6,200-year-old parasite egg

Source : AP / 20 Jun 2014

In a skeleton more than 6,200 years old, scientists have found the earliest known evidence of infection with a parasitic worm that now afflicts more than 200 million people worldwide.

 

The Quran on the Cerebrum

Source : Islam-Guide / 28 May 2014

God has said in the Quran about one of the evil unbelievers who forbade the Prophet Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, from praying at the Kaaba:

“No!  If he does not stop, We will take him by the naseyah(front of the head), a lying, sinful naseyah (front of the head)!” (Quran 96:15-16)

 
 

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