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Parliament Approves Iranian President’s Two Remaining Cabinet Picks 29 Oct 2017

Parliament Approves Iranian President’s Two Remaining Cabinet Picks

TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s nominees for the two remaining cabinet posts were approved by the country’s parliament. The parliament on Sunday afternoon ended debates on the credentials and backgrounds of Reza Ardakanian and Mansour Gholami, who had been nominated for the positions of the energy minister and the minister of science, research, and […]

Iran Parliament Starts Vetting Nominees for Vacant Cabinet Posts 29 Oct 2017

Iran Parliament Starts Vetting Nominees for Vacant Cabinet Posts

TEHRAN – Iran’s parliament began vetting President Hassan Rouhani’s nominees for the two remaining cabinet posts on Sunday, two months after all his proposed ministerial picks except one managed to win the vote of confidence from the lawmakers. Intensive talks are underway in the parliament about the credentials and backgrounds of Reza Ardakanian and Mansour […]

Iranian Student-Made Satellites Awaiting Launch 26 Oct 2017

Iranian Student-Made Satellites Awaiting Launch

TEHRAN– Five Iranian satellites developed by the local universities and science institutions are awaiting launch, an official announced, saying one of them, manufactured by Sharif University of Technology, will go into orbit within the next five months. In comments on Tuesday, Mansour Kabganian, secretary of a working group tasked with devising a road map to […]

Sci-Fi Fountain 23 Oct 2017

Sci-Fi Fountain

‘The Fountain’, a 2006 science-fiction written and directed by Darren Aronofsky, is to be screened at Qolhak Cineplex on Oct. 25 at 9:30 p.m..It narrates the story of a man, Tom (played by Hugh Jackman) who travels through time on a quest for immortality, to save the woman (Rachel Weisz) he loves.As a 16th-century conquistador, […]

Can An Aspirin A Day Keep Liver Cancer Away? 22 Oct 2017

Can An Aspirin A Day Keep Liver Cancer Away?

TEHRAN – A new study found that daily aspirin therapy was significantly associated with a reduced risk in hepatitis B related liver cancer. A new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting– held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases — found that daily aspirin therapy was significantly associated with a […]

Iranian President Introduces Nominees for Vacant Cabinet Posts 21 Oct 2017

Iranian President Introduces Nominees for Vacant Cabinet Posts

TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani submitted the names of his nominees for the two remaining cabinet posts to the parliament two months after all his proposed ministerial picks except one managed to win the vote of confidence from the lawmakers. In a letter to Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Saturday, Rouhani proposed Reza Ardakanian […]

Film on Children’s Literature Expert Touran Mirhadi 21 Oct 2017

Film on Children’s Literature Expert Touran Mirhadi

Prominent Iranian filmmakers Rakhshan Bani-Etemad and Mojtaba Mir-Tahmasb have finished shooting the documentary ‘Lady Touran’ and it is now in the post-production stage.The movie pictures part of the life of Touran Mirhadi, the veteran expert in children’s literature, who died last November, aged 89. The film seeks to feature Mirhadi’s characteristics as a devoted teacher […]

Astronomers Witness Massive Cosmic Collision ‘Of Spectacular Importance’ 19 Oct 2017

Astronomers Witness Massive Cosmic Collision ‘Of Spectacular Importance’

TEHRAN  – It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created. Forbes estimated that the collision created an estimated $10 octillion in gold, which is $10 billion, billion, billion. What they witnessed […]

The Indian assets that contibuted to the scientific understanding of the neutron star collision observed by LIGO 18 Oct 2017

The Indian assets that contibuted to the scientific understanding of the neutron star collision observed by LIGO

Researchers from the LIGO-Virgo collaboration announced the first detection of gravitational waves caused by the collision of two neutron stars. The gravitational wave source was dubbed GW170817, and the event was the first time that a source of gravitational waves corresponded to observations in the electromagnetic spectrum, including visible light. This is the first time that researchers had […]

Iranian-led OSU team designs nextgen ‘hovering’ antennas 17 Oct 2017

Iranian-led OSU team designs nextgen ‘hovering’ antennas

TEHRAN– An Ohio State University’s research team led by Iranian researcher Nima Ghalichechian is designing “hovering” antennas that could boost cellphone signals and beam images straight to televisions. Nima Ghalichechian, an Iranian assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering, is leading a team of researchers at Ohio State University’s ElectroScience Laboratory (ESL) into designing “hovering” or suspended […]