Science now can see that while the Earth is revolving around itself and orbiting in its elliptical path around the sun, It looses matter from its outer layers .This is what two references from the holy Quran state:
In the name of God most gracious and most merciful:
See they not how we the land
reducing it of its outlying parts?
REFERENCE(A): chapter (The Prophets) part of verse "44".
(i.e.) surah XXI verse "44".
In the name of God most gracious most merciful:
See they not how we visit the land, reducing it of its outlaying parts?
REFERENCE(B): Chapter (The Thunder) part of verse"41"
(i.e.) surah XIV part of verse"41"