Archive "Science"

NASA’s Voyager 2 Probe Closer to Entering Interstellar Space

NASA’s Voyager 2 Probe Closer to Entering Interstellar Space

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - NASA's Voyager 2 probe may be close to the edge of the solar wind bubble, aka the heliosphere. The vessel has been detecting a five percent increase in cosmic rays since late August, suggesting that it's close to crossing the heliopause (the edge of the solar wind bubble, aka the heliosphere) and entering the interstellar realm.Voyager 1 saw similar increases...

Researchers Find Mysterious ‘Ghost’ Radio Emission That Lasted 25 Years

Researchers Find Mysterious ‘Ghost’ Radio Emission That Lasted 25 Years

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - An extremely bright source of radio emissions was spotted by researchers that blazed into existence in the 1990s and then faded out over next 25 years. Astronomers have revealed the night sky could be full of 'ghost' objects.The say the objects could be commonplace.Law, an assistant research astronomer in the Department of Astronomy at the University of California,...

Study: Mushroom Extract Could Help Save Bees from Virus

Study: Mushroom Extract Could Help Save Bees from Virus

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The bees are dying in massive numbers and it is mostly caused by a parasite aptly named Varroa destructor, but in a new study, researchers presented mushrooms as evidence for a surprising solution to DWV. The epiphany that mushrooms could help save the world’s ailing bee colonies struck Paul Stamets while he was in bed.“I love waking dreams,” he said....

Robots with Perfect Human Face Both Disturbing, Fascinating

Robots with Perfect Human Face Both Disturbing, Fascinating

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Researchers at the annual International Conference on Intelligent Robots said that the presence of robots in human’s daily lives is inevitable but robots with perfect human face will probably be rejected by people despite being fascinating. Sporting a trendy brown bob, a humanoid robot named Erica chats to a man in front of stunned audience members in Madrid.She and...

Windows 10 Update Should Be Avoided Unless Users Want Their Data Wiped

Windows 10 Update Should Be Avoided Unless Users Want Their Data Wiped

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Microsoft has paused the rollout of Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809), which it released this week, after initial upgraders began to report the disappearance of files in their Documents and Pictures folders. In a support document updated today, October 6, the Redmond-based OS maker said it took this decision after users complained that v1809 had deleted files...

Iran to Run White Hat Hacker Competition

Iran to Run White Hat Hacker Competition

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – An Iranian judicial official recommended all Iranian organizations to assess the security of their websites with the assistance of local white hat hackers, who he said can enter a competition under the auspices of a university in Tehran. Speaking at a televised program on Friday, the director of the Judiciary’s Statistics and Information Technology Center said...

Astronomers Capture Sonic Boom from Unseen Gamma Ray Burst

Astronomers Capture Sonic Boom from Unseen Gamma Ray Burst

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A team of astronomers has detected the sonic boom from an immensely powerful cosmic explosion, even though the explosion itself was totally unseen. For years, astronomers have been hunting all over the sky for an example of this strange phenomenon, known as an "orphan afterglow." At last, now they've finally found one.The titanic eruption, known as a...

New Brain-Inspired Architecture Improves Data Handling, Advance AI

New Brain-Inspired Architecture Improves Data Handling, Advance AI

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A new computer architecture is under development by IBM researchers to handle increased data loads from artificial intelligence. IBM researchers are developing a new computer architecture, better equipped to handle increased data loads from artificial intelligence. Their designs draw on concepts from the human brain and significantly outperform conventional computers in...

Simulation Reveals Spiraling Supermassive Black Holes (+Video)

Simulation Reveals Spiraling Supermassive Black Holes (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - A new computer simulation that fully incorporates the physical effects of Einstein's general theory of relativity is bringing scientists a step closer to understanding the kinds of light signals produced when two supermassive black holes spiral toward a collision. A new computer simulation that fully incorporates the physical effects of Einstein's general theory of...

Scientists Find Natural Product That Slows Aging

Scientists Find Natural Product That Slows Aging

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - New research showed that treatment of aged mice with the natural product Fisetin has significant positive effects on health and lifespan. Previous research showed it was possible to reduce the burden of damaged cells, termed senescent cells, and extend lifespan and improve health, even when treatment was initiated late in life.They now have shown that treatment of...