Archive "Science"

NASA Aims for 1st Manned SpaceX Mission

NASA Aims for 1st Manned SpaceX Mission

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – SpaceX’s new Crew Dragon astronaut capsule will be ready for its first manned flight into orbit in the first quarter of next year provided “everything goes according to plan” in upcoming tests, NASA chief Jim Bridenstine said. - Science news - The pronouncement of a revised time frame signaled NASA believes SpaceX is getting the Crew Dragon project back...

Scientists Find Way to Extract Oxygen from Moon Dirt

Scientists Find Way to Extract Oxygen from Moon Dirt

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Moon is a pretty inhospitable place for humans but now scientists have figured out a way to get the Oxygen out of its dirt. - Science news - There's no atmosphere on the moon for us to breathe. But there is a bunch of oxygen: The lunar regolith - the crumbly top layer of dirt and rubble on the Moon's surface - is loaded with it. The process also doesn't...

Human Gut Microbe Could Make Processed Foods Healthier

Human Gut Microbe Could Make Processed Foods Healthier

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A new study sheds light on how human gut microbes break down processed foods, especially potentially harmful chemical changes often produced during modern food manufacturing processes. - Science news - Eating processed foods such as breads, cereals and sodas is associated with negative health effects, including insulin resistance and obesity. Reporting Oct. 9 in the...

New Discovery Could Help Humans Survive in Space

New Discovery Could Help Humans Survive in Space

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Scientists have discovered how water molecules can be regenerated on asteroids moving through space, in an exciting breakthrough that could lead to human “habitability in space”. - Science news - Space researchers have discovered how water is regenerated on asteroids. Scientists now know how water molecules can be regenerated on asteroids moving through space....

Sony Reveals PS5 Hardware Details, Confirms Release in 2020

Sony Reveals PS5 Hardware Details, Confirms Release in 2020

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Sony representatives revealed substantial new details and features of the company's upcoming PlayStation 5 console. - Science news - New features and improvements will include sophisticated haptics in the controller, hardware ray tracing, and a UI that lets users see in-game information before launching a game. Additionally, Sony confirmed that the console will...

Ayatollah Khamenei Pledges Support for Iranian Knowledge-Based Firms

Ayatollah Khamenei Pledges Support for Iranian Knowledge-Based Firms

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei assured Iranian knowledge-based companies and the enterprises working on advanced technologies that he would do the best to remove obstacles in the way of the youths' scientific progress. - Society/Culture news - Ayatollah Khamenei paid a visit to the Exhibition of Knowledge-based Enterprises and...

3 Win Nobel Prize in Physics for Discoveries in Cosmology

3 Win Nobel Prize in Physics for Discoveries in Cosmology

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Three scientists won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work in understanding how the universe has evolved, and the Earth's place in it. - Other Media news - The prize was given to James Peebles "for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology," and the other half jointly to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz "for the discovery of an exoplanet...

Vaping Could Increase Risk of Lung Cancer: Study

Vaping Could Increase Risk of Lung Cancer: Study

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – New Study suggests that long-term exposure to vaping liquids that contain nicotine could increase the risk of lung cancer. - Science news - In a bid to find out whether or not vaping really is a safer alternative to smoking, scientists from New York University (NYU) conducted a study on 40 mice in which the animals were exposed to e-cigarette vapor for a year,...

Windows 10’s Printer Fix Update Causes More Bugs

Windows 10’s Printer Fix Update Causes More Bugs

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Windows 10 May 2019 Update fix for printer issues has caused more printer bugs. - Science news - Windows 10 May 2019 Update is suffering at the hands of another of Microsoft’s cumulative updates (KB4524147) for the OS – yet again – and this time the fix for printer issues has caused, yes, you guessed it: more printer bugs. Not to mention the awful specter of...

Celestial Object Breaks Laws of Physics, Puts Einstein’s Theories into Question

Celestial Object Breaks Laws of Physics, Puts Einstein’s Theories into Question

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A NASA scientist questioned whether Albert Einstein’s theories over space were inaccurate after the Hubble telescope recorded an object travelling five times the speed of light, archive documentary footage reveals. - Science news - Einstein was the theoretical physicist behind the theory of relativity, one of the two key pillars for the foundation of modern...