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29 November 2011

Mosquito's head

his is a great photo for a mosquito, so that Allah almighty set a parable in the Qur'an by that insect, Engineers have set their sights on insect's eyes. They study how all these eyes work. It's giving them ideas for new inventions. Understanding how eyes capture light may lead to designs for cameras that take pictures inside the human body or to better ways to help planes land safely. So that scientists say insect Eyes Provide High-Tech Optical Inspiration.

Here we have to know that their eyes are known as "the compound eyes" as it may utilize up to 29,000 lenses per eye.

These individual lens systems or "ommatidia" function separately from each other. Each captures its own tiny piece of the overall picture.

All these tiny images are processed simultaneously in the eye, which enables insects to have outstanding fast-motion detection.

Scientists explain that compound eyes afford a panoramic view, allowing insects to see in many directions at once.

Someday, scientists might even be able to make an artificial eye that works just like the real thing.

We used to believe that insects are naïve creatures, but modern science shows us that these creatures are designed precisely with no mistake to perform its functions accurately. 

God be He blessed and exalted says about these small creatures: 

"Verily, Allah is not ashamed to set forth a parable even of a mosquito or so much more when it is bigger (or less when it is smaller) than it. And as for those who believe, they know that it is the Truth from their Lord, but as for those who disbelieve, they say: "What did Allah intend by this parable?" By it He misleads many, and many He guides thereby. And He misleads thereby only those who are Al-Fâsiqûn (the rebellious, disobedient to Allah)." [Quran 2:26]

But, what does Allah almighty mean by saying (or so much more when it is bigger)?

Some people believe that Allah almighty means that there are small bugs live on the head of the mosquito, but it is wrong as there are millions of bacteria live on the body of all insects. We believe Allah means that He created these small insects and also all other bigger and smaller creatures than the insect, therefore we don't have to mock from these small creatures which Allah almighty said about it: 

"The Work of Allah, Who perfected all things, verily He is Well-Acquainted with what you do."[Quran 27:88]


By: Abduldaem Al-Kaheel
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