Archive "Science"

Scientists Recreate Giant Collision between Two Black Holes

Scientists Recreate Giant Collision between Two Black Holes

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Gravitational-wave astronomers have for the first time detected a collision between two black holes of substantially different masses — opening up a new vista on astrophysics and on the physics of gravity. - Science news - A colossal collision of two black holes 2.4 billion light years away was detected by astronomers last year, but fresh developments show that the...

Most Deaths in Four Countries Reported in Most Polluted Regions

Most Deaths in Four Countries Reported in Most Polluted Regions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – High levels of air pollution may be “one of the most important contributors” to deaths from COVID-19, according to research. - Science news - The analysis shows that of the coronavirus deaths across 66 administrative regions in Italy, Spain, France and Germany, 78% of them occurred in just five regions, and these were the most polluted, The Guardian reported. The...

Astronomers Find Six-Planet System in Perfect Orbital Harmony

Astronomers Find Six-Planet System in Perfect Orbital Harmony

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Astronomers have found a unique star system with multiple planets orbiting it 88 light-years away. - Science news - The star itself is about the same mass and a little larger than the Sun - a minority in our exoplanet hunts. It's orbited by six planets: a super-Earth and five mini-Neptunes, ScienceAlert reported. After monitoring it for seven years, astronomers have...

Denver Nurses Confront Trump Supporters Protesting Stay-at-Home Orders (+Video)

Denver Nurses Confront Trump Supporters Protesting Stay-at-Home Orders (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Defiant healthcare workers confronted supporters of US President Donald Trump while protesting stay-at-home orders in Denver and blocked their cars on Sunday, as the country fails to manage worst pandemic in its history. - Science news - Healthcare workers clashed with anti lockdown protesters in Colorado on Sunday, defiantly standing in front of the cars of...

Newly Developed COVID-19 Test Cheap Alters Existing Technique

Newly Developed COVID-19 Test Cheap Alters Existing Technique

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An Indian state-run laboratory has developed a cheap test kit for COVID-19 that is claimed to take just 10 minutes to detect the infection. - Science news - The Kerala-based lab at the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology says it's the first time that the reverse transcriptase loop-mediated amplification of viral nucleic acid...

Scan Finds Coronavirus in Lungs of Healthy Woman with No Symptoms

Scan Finds Coronavirus in Lungs of Healthy Woman with No Symptoms

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Scans found COVID-19 pneumonia in the lungs of a healthy woman who wasn't showing any symptoms of the potentially deadly virus. - Science news - The worried 30-year-old woman went to a hospital and asked to be tested for the new strain of coronavirus after one of her relatives caught the flu-like bug and died. Her CT scan revealed patches look like frosted...

Iran Opens New Innovation Center, Unveils 6 Coronavirus-Related Products

Iran Opens New Innovation Center, Unveils 6 Coronavirus-Related Products

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A health technology complex including several innovation acceleration centers was inaugurated in Iran on Saturday, as the country unveiled six homegrown products used for diagnosing and treating the novel coronavirus. - Science news - In a ceremony at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services in Tehran, Iranian Vice President for Science and...

COVID-19 Outbreak Started Months before Wuhan: Study

COVID-19 Outbreak Started Months before Wuhan: Study

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The novel coronavirus may have first passed to humans somewhere in southern China months before the outbreak in the city of Wuhan, a new study found. - Science news - Mapping a “network” of coronavirus genomes and tracing mutations over time, a team of researchers led by Cambridge University determined the first Covid-19 infection may have come as early as...

Climate Change Could Unleash Deadly Diseases Buried under Ice

Climate Change Could Unleash Deadly Diseases Buried under Ice

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – As the world battles coronavirus scientists have warned climate change could unleash viruses thought long gone as permafrost thaws and the seas rise. - Science news - The world has paused as coronavirus forces huge sections of the globe into lockdown in a bid to slow the spread of the deadly COVID-19 bug. Never, since the advent of antibiotics in the middle of...

Star’s Strange Path around Black Hole Proves Einstein’s Theory

Star’s Strange Path around Black Hole Proves Einstein’s Theory

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Observations of the star S2, which orbits a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, show that not only does it prove predictions made by Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity, it does so in spectacular fashion. - Science news - Einstein’s theory of general relativity has aced another test. Following nearly 3 decades of monitoring,...