Some useful & reliable links for reference purposes. Just click on the banners or linkers and it will open up in a new window/tab.
Science Daily: Your Source For The Latest Research News
ScienceDaily is one of the Internet’s most popular science news web sites. Since starting in 1995, the award-winning site has earned the loyalty of students, researchers, healthcare professionals, government agencies, educators and the general public around the world.
The Planetary Society
The Planetary Society is the largest and most effective nonprofit organization that promotes the exploration of space through education, advocacy and other projects. It was founded in 1980 by Carl Sagan, Bruce Murray, and Louis Friedman, and has more than 40,000 international members. The organization is currently headed by Bill Nye “The Science Guy”.
The Hayden Planetarium
The Office of the Director of the Hayden Planetarium operates out of the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History. Its mission is to bring the frontier of astrophysical research to the public via exhibitry, books, public programs, and on-line resources.
Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science
Our mission is to support scientific education, critical thinking and evidence-based understanding of the natural world in the quest to overcome religious fundamentalism, superstition, intolerance and human suffering.
Star Talk Radio Show
StarTalk, from Curved Light Productions, is the first and only popular commercial radio program devoted to all things space and is hosted by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. As Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, Tyson makes regular appearances as the “nation’s expert on space” on major news programs and popular shows (Daily Show, Colbert Report).
James Randi Educational Foundation
Foundation headed by professional magician, James “The Amazing” Randi. Exposes psychics, faith healers, and such. Offers a million dollar reward for proof of occult, psychic or supernatural abilities.
Penn & Teller
The official website of the dynamic duo of magic and the best of the best that skepticism has to offer (after The Amazing Randi, of course), the tw0, the only, Penn & Teller. Their website also has an online store selling T-shirts, caps, mugs etc. Don’t miss out!
The Skeptics Society is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization whose mission is to engage leading experts in investigating the paranormal, fringe science, pseudoscience, and extraordinary claims of all kinds, promote critical thinking, and serve as an educational tool for those seeking a sound scientific viewpoint.
Church of The Flying Spaghetti Monster
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, while having existed in secrecy for hundreds of years, only recently came into the mainstream when this letter was published in May 2005.
Jim al Khalili
Jim Al-Khalili OBE is a British scientist, author and broadcaster. He is a professor of Physics at the University of Surrey where he also holds a chair in the Public Engagement in Science. He is president of the British Humanist Association.
Islamic Links & References
Islam Question & Answer – http://islamqa.info/en
A frequently updated website about Quran, Hadiths & Islamic Jurisprudence overseen by Sheikh Salih Al-Munajjid and his team. Most fatwas issued by The Majlis Iftaa wa Taalim.
The Noble Qur’an – http://quran.com/
Indexed reference of the Holy Quran which includes an English translation of the original Arabic text as well as a search function.
Sunnah.com – http://sunnah.com/
The Hadith of the Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه و سلم) at your fingertips. The goal of this website is to provide the first online, authentic, searchable, and multilingual (English/Arabic at the individual hadith level) database of collections of hadith from Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him.
Hadith Collection Online – http://www.hadithcollection.com/
A collection of Hadith books in one place. There’s Sahih Bukhari & Muslim, al-Muwatta’ and many more. Unfortunately, the original Arabic text is not included. Friendly to beginners and good for reference purposes.
Bible Gateway is a tool for reading and researching scripture online — all in the language or translation of your choice! It provides advanced searching capabilities, which allow readers to find and compare particular passages in scripture based on keywords, phrases, or scripture reference.
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