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Time Relativity in the Noble Quran:
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They ask you to hasten the punishment. God will not break His
promise. A day with your Lord is equivalent to a thousand years in the way you count.
He directs the whole affair from heaven to earth. Then it will again ascend to Him on a Day whose length is a thousand years by the way you measure.
The angels and the Spirit ascend to Him in a day whose length is fifty thousand years.
From the above verses we observed that the time of the earth is very fast than the time of the space. This is what the science says, lets see.
The relativity of the time is a scientific fact. (1)
Time does go SLOWER for an astronaut in space than on Earth.(2)
If one of a pair of twin sisters flies in space at great speed, at her return to Earth shell be younger than her sister who stayed there.
For example, if one sister flies into space for 5 years and reaches 99.5% of the speed of light (which is 185,400 miles per second or 298,500 kilometers per second) going out and then again on the return leg, shell find her Earth-bound sister aged by 50 years while for her, just 5 years have gone by. In other words, they are now 45 years apart in age!
The fact that the relativity of time is so clearly mentioned in the Quran, is another evidence that it is Allah's book.
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