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Never-Before-Seen Matter Revealed around Black Hole by X-Ray Technology

Never-Before-Seen Matter Revealed around Black Hole by X-Ray Technology

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Japanese and Swedish scientists in an international collaboration clarified how gravity affects the shape of matter near the black hole in binary system Cygnus X-1. The findings may help scientists further understand the physics of strong gravity and the evolution of black holes and galaxies.Near the center of the constellation of Cygnus is a star orbiting the...

Eyes Can Indicate Personality Type

Eyes Can Indicate Personality Type

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – New research reveals that human eyes can be indicator of personality type, simply by the way they move. The research by the University of South Australia in partnership with the University of Stuttgart, Flinders University and the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Germany, uses state-of-the-art machine-learning algorithms to demonstrate a link between personality...

New Pixel 3 XL Leaked, Showing Google’s Design Shift

New Pixel 3 XL Leaked, Showing Google’s Design Shift

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Another bunch of Pixel 3 XL cases surfaced online after a few days ago certain design features were confirmed in new leaks. Just days after the first Pixel 3 XL cases leaked online confirming certain design features, yet another bunch of them have surfaced today `Starting over on the rear, one of the case renders confirms that the dual-tone rear panel, which has been...

Marine Life Heavily Impacted by Ocean Acidification: Study

Marine Life Heavily Impacted by Ocean Acidification: Study

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Scientists warned that Carbon dioxide emissions are killing off coral reefs and kelp forests as heat waves and ocean acidification damage marine ecosystems. Writing in Scientific Reports, researchers say that three centuries of industrial development have already had a marked effect on our seas.But if CO2 levels continue to rise as predicted, the coming decades and lowering...

Iranians Observe Century’s Longest Total Eclipse across Country (+Video, Photos)

Iranians Observe Century’s Longest Total Eclipse across Country (+Video, Photos)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Iranians observed the longest total lunar eclipse known as 'blood moon' in Tehran, Isfahan and other big cities across the country on Friday night until Saturday morning. People equipped with telescopes, long-lenz cameras and binoculars got the chance to watch closely as the lunar eclipse turned the silver moon red.The term ‘blood moon’...

Facebook Stock Loses $120bn in Value after Scandals

Facebook Stock Loses $120bn in Value after Scandals

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Facebook's stock has taken a nosedive, wiping out about $120bn in market value. The effect of fake news in the 2016 US election and user privacy concerns caused social media giant's shares to plunge by about 20 percent.The plunge comes after earnings fell short of expectations following a series of scandals, Al Jazeera reported.The company's profit still...

Amazon Project Mistakes US Lawmakers with Suspects as Facial Recognition Fails

Amazon Project Mistakes US Lawmakers with Suspects as Facial Recognition Fails

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - 28 members of US Congress identified as police suspects by Amazon’s facial recognition tool that disproportionately matched lawmakers of color with the mugshots, according to the ACLU. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) used Amazon’s powerful image ID software, Rekognition, to compare photos of members of Congress to a database of 25,000 police...

Hidden Liquid Water Detected Under South Pole of Mars

Hidden Liquid Water Detected Under South Pole of Mars

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A pond of liquid water buried under layers of ice and dust in the south polar region of Mars was detected in Radar data collected by ESA's Mars Express. Evidence for the Red Planet's watery past is prevalent across its surface in the form of vast dried-out river valley networks and gigantic outflow channels clearly imaged by orbiting spacecraft. Orbiters,...

New Way Found to Fight Flu Virus

New Way Found to Fight Flu Virus

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Researchers at Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine believe they found a mechanism that may be useful target to stop the flu virus from infecting cells. There's a hitch in the swing of a protein that delivers the flu virus. In a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Rice-Baylor team led by biophysicist José Onuchic and...

Futurologist: Humans to Attend Own Funerals as Robots by 2050

Futurologist: Humans to Attend Own Funerals as Robots by 2050

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Now is the time to put money aside for downloading your brain data on top of planning your pension and future financial security, according to a leading futurologist who says we’ll be attending our own funerals as robots by 2050. Dr Ian Pearson, who has a self-proclaimed 85 percent accuracy record when looking 10 to 15 years ahead, says humans will one day (and in...