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Cosmology is predicting the future by looking at the stars.
Charles Dickens wrote 'On the Origin of Species'.
Many scientists believe that the world came into existence with a Big Bang.
'On the Origin of Species' is about the theory of Revolution.
In the Qur'an it says that Allah created the world in six days in the same order as in the Bible.
'I have created men, high and low, that they may worship Me. I desire no support from them, nor do I desire that they should feed Me.' This statement is from the Qur'an.
The Qur'an says that in the beginning the heavens and the earth were a solid mass which Allah had to break in order to create everything.
Muslims say that science simply explains what Allah did.
In the Qur'an it says that Allah rested after he had created the world.
An ayyam is a period of ten days.