Islam encourages the use of science and the scientific method. Acquisition of knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim, male and female. In Islam, science and technology should be used for moral ends and serve all legitimate needs of mankind. Moreover, both are viewed as yet another means to understand and see the power and glory of God.

"He it is Who created for you all that is in the earth. Qur'an 2:29.

"It is your Lord, the Most Bounteous, Who taught by the pen, taught man that which he knew not..." Qur'an 96:2-5.

"We shall show them Our Signs on the horizons and within themselves until it will be manifest unto them..." Qur'an 41:53.