Archive "Science"

Score of Iranian, European universities ink MoU

Score of Iranian, European universities ink MoU

Tehran, Jul. 16 (Press Shia) – Deputy science minister, while reporting on signing a cooperation agreement between 20 domestic and 22 European universities, said cooperation will continue in area of higher education.Hossein Salar Amoli, Iran’s Deputy Minister of Science for International Affairs, referred to recent arrival of the largest Science and Technology Delegation of the European Union...

The Last Survivors on Earth

The Last Survivors on Earth

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - The world's most indestructible species, the tardigrade, an eight-legged micro-animal, also known as the water bear, will survive until the Sun dies, according to a new Oxford University collaboration. The new study published in Scientific Reports, has shown that the tiny creatures, will survive the risk of extinction from all astrophysical catastrophes, and be...

Iran, Indonesia to mull over nano coop.

Iran, Indonesia to mull over nano coop.

TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's commercial attaché to Indonesia Anvar Kamari said dozens of Iranian firms active in nanotechnology sector will seek stronger ties with Indonesian counterparts.Kamari noted that officials of 25 Iranian companies active in the field of nano are slated to take part in a conference to be held on August 29th in Jakarta where they will attend joint...

President Rouhani Expresses Sorrow over Demise of Iranian Mathematician

President Rouhani Expresses Sorrow over Demise of Iranian Mathematician

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered his deep condolences over the death of Maryam Mirzakhani, a groundbreaking Iranian mathematician who was the first woman to receive the prestigious Fields Medal. In a message issued on Saturday, President Rouhani said the demise of “the well-known mathematical genius" has caused deep sorrow for him.The president...

Zarif Condoles Death of Award-Winning Iranian Mathematician Mirzakhani

Zarif Condoles Death of Award-Winning Iranian Mathematician Mirzakhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed his deep sorrow at the death of world-renowned Iranian math genius Professor Maryam Mirzakhani. In a message posted on Instagram on Saturday, Zarif said the passing of “the young Iranian genius and mathematics professor” has left all Iranians shaken.The top Iranian diplomat also expressed...

Iranian Math Genius Dies Following Battle with Cancer

Iranian Math Genius Dies Following Battle with Cancer

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani died at a hospital in the US on Saturday after a long battle with cancer. “A light was turned off today, it breaks my heart…. Gone far too soon,” Firouz Naderi, an Iranian scientist with the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), said in a message posted on his Instagram account on...

Math genius Mirzakhani passes away

Math genius Mirzakhani passes away

TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Internationally-renowned Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani had died of cancer at a hospital in the US.Maryam Mirzakhani, the Iranian genius mathematician and the first-ever female winner of the prestigious Fields Medal prize, had been hospitalized in the US for deteriorating health conditions caused by cancer recurrence. In addition to one of her...

Testing A Soft Artificial Heart

Testing A Soft Artificial Heart

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Researchers developed a silicone heart that beats almost like a human heart. They have also tested how well it works. The silicon heart looks like a real one, and is the goal of the first entirely soft artificial heart: to mimic its natural model as closely as possible.The silicone heart has been developed by Nicholas Cohrs, a doctoral student in the group led by...

Iran lands 3rd at Intl. Chemistry Olympiad

Iran lands 3rd at Intl. Chemistry Olympiad

TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – High school students of Iran scored four medals to finish third at the 2017 International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) in Thailand.The event, which had attracted 297 students from 76 countries, saw the Iranian squad collecting one silver and three gold medals. Teams from Taiwan and the US occupied the top two positions followed by Iranian participants who...

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Spots Jupiter's Great Red Spot

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Spots Jupiter's Great Red Spot

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot reveal a tangle of dark clouds weaving their way through a massive crimson oval. The JunoCam imager aboard NASA's Juno mission snapped pics of the most iconic feature of the solar system's largest planetary inhabitant during its Monday flyby."For hundreds of years scientists have been observing, wondering and theorizing...