Mon, 02 May 2011 04:57:48 GMT
The American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has once again delayed the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour.
Sun, 01 May 2011 15:18:59 GMT
The American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is to launch, in late 2011, its most extensive mission to Mars to date.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 14:07:24 GMT
After decades in space, NASA's Voyager probes are preparing to leave the solar system.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 06:58:13 GMT
The American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has postponed its penultimate space shuttle launch because of mechanical problems.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 10:27:28 GMT
A scientific battle over the fate of Easter Island's natives is ready to erupt this summer with the publication of a book challenging the notion that their Neolithic society committed ecological suicide.
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 11:25:00 GMT
A privately built spaceship constructed by the space tourism company, Virgin Galactic, has completed its longest flight yet during a drop test over California's Mojave Desert.
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 10:13:05 GMT
A new study shows the hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica could be increasing precipitation as far away as the subtropical regions of the southern hemisphere.
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 09:52:58 GMT
The head of Iran Space Agency (ISA) has expressed optimism about the re-launch of the country's Kavoshgar (Explorer) 4 satellite carrier following the probe's successful mission.
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 01:39:26 GMT
Security researchers have discovered that Apple's iPhone and iPad keep a minute-by-minute track of their users' geographical location.
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 10:55:59 GMT
Scientists say the main reason behind the rapid warming in the Arctic region might be the existence of a thin layer of soot which absorbs more heat in the region.
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 17:35:07 GMT
NASA says it has funded a number of companies to build commercial spaceships for carrying astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 18:08:17 GMT
A new study shows that climate change and warmer sea waters gravely threaten some fish species and will eventually result in their death in some parts of the world.
Sun, 17 Apr 2011 18:20:53 GMT
Scientists have found that the continuous doses of radiation onboard spacecrafts do not let drugs have their intended effects on astronauts.
Sun, 17 Apr 2011 16:28:14 GMT
A recent study has revealed that cuckoos which have hawk-like appearance scare the birds whose nests they invade and lay their eggs undisturbed.
Fri, 15 Apr 2011 09:08:42 GMT
Iran is set to build the first oceanographic research vessel in the Middle East with the participation of the country's experts and companies.
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 09:47:43 GMT
Scientists have found a boulder with three different fossilized dinosaur footprints, which provides evidence about life on the Isle of Wight 130 million years ago.
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 13:20:14 GMT
Iran has unveiled Iranian Gazelle 2, the country's third solar vehicle completely designed and developed by Iranian scientists and experts.
Sat, 09 Apr 2011 19:52:24 GMT
The Port of London Authority (PLA) says a German bomber, which was shot down over the English Channel during World War II, is well preserved.
Sat, 09 Apr 2011 09:40:45 GMT
A Russian capsule has delivered three new astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), doubling the size of the crew just in time for a pair of major space anniversaries.
Thu, 07 Apr 2011 22:03:25 GMT
The sixth international Iranian robotics competitions and symposium have kicked off in the capital Tehran with the participation of 400 national and international teams.
Thu, 07 Apr 2011 17:31:50 GMT
Iranian students from the vehicular research department at the University of Qazvin have designed an entirely solar-powered vehicle named “Havin.”
Thu, 07 Apr 2011 09:55:41 GMT
Researchers have used a global network of monitoring stations to count the number of thunderstorms that happen across the Earth every hour.
Wed, 06 Apr 2011 12:42:04 GMT
Iranian scientists have developed high performance VHF and UHF aeronautical band radio for various purposes in tough electromagnetic environments.
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 19:38:45 GMT
Three astronauts have blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) in order to mark the 50th anniversary of the first flight to space by Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 17:58:28 GMT
The protective ozone layer in the Arctic has thinned about 40 percent this winter, marking a record drop, the UN weather agency says.
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 04:03:14 GMT
Two Russian cosmonauts and a US astronaut have blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station (ISS) for a two-day journey.
Mon, 04 Apr 2011 09:54:50 GMT
Researchers in Brazil have discovered a 260-million-year-old fossil species with a fearsome array of peculiar teeth: a set running down the middle of its mouth, and ferocious canines that were never used to eat flesh.
Mon, 04 Apr 2011 04:29:30 GMT
Scores of nuclear power plants worldwide are at risk from either tsunamis or earthquakes similar to the natural disasters that crippled Japan's Fukushima reactors, a new research shows.
Mon, 04 Apr 2011 01:53:15 GMT
Director of Iranian Space Agency Hamid Fazeli says Iran will design and build a remote sensing satellite in cooperation with the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO).
Sun, 03 Apr 2011 23:50:24 GMT
Iran and Syria have held a joint conference and workshop to discuss ways to increase the level of bilateral cooperation in the field of nanotechnology.
Sun, 03 Apr 2011 19:39:04 GMT
The world's largest radio telescope is to be developed in cooperation with a major observatory near the city of Manchester in England.
Sat, 02 Apr 2011 17:32:22 GMT
A recent study reported at the American Chemical Society meeting suggests that chicken feathers can be used in making more environment-friendly, lighter plastics.
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 08:03:47 GMT
A report released by UK's Royal Society says Iran is the fastest growing country in terms of numbers of scientific publications in the world.
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 18:02:16 GMT
An oil company worker has stumbled upon a rare fossil of a plant-eating dinosaur buried in the oil sands of Canada's western province of Alberta.
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 23:52:05 GMT
Conservationists say rhino population in Africa is facing the worst poaching crisis in decades as the demand for animal parts in South-Asia is growing.
Thu, 24 Mar 2011 07:59:44 GMT
A unique infra-red picture has for the first time revealed organic compounds still surviving in a 50-million-year-old sample of reptile skin.
Tue, 22 Mar 2011 04:51:22 GMT
A team of NASA scientists has tested a space outfit in an Antarctic base with conditions similar to those on Mars, for possible use on the Red Planet.
Sun, 20 Mar 2011 18:01:12 GMT
A so-called 'super-moon' phenomenon has awed sky watchers around the globe as they witnessed the largest moon seen in nearly 20 years.
Sat, 19 Mar 2011 18:26:45 GMT
A recent study suggests that thresher sharks are very hygienic and repeatedly visit undersea mountains to get rid of their parasites and dead skin.
Sat, 19 Mar 2011 07:09:25 GMT
The United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has sent a spacecraft into the orbit around Mercury, the solar system's smallest and strangest planet.
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 17:25:30 GMT
Underground quartz deposits might be responsible for earthquakes, mountain building and other continental tectonics, a recent study suggests.
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 15:48:32 GMT
Scientists in Angola have discovered remains of one of the largest dinosaur species, which they believe might have been torn apart by ancient sharks.
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 11:03:46 GMT
Iran has successfully launched its first domestically-made bio-capsule into space by Kavoshgar 4 (Explorer 4) satellite carrier.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 08:51:23 GMT
NASA space shuttle Endeavour has moved to a launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida as it prepares to embark on its last space mission next month.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 07:42:53 GMT
The United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has begun testing a new multi-capability microscope at the International Space Station (ISS).
Sat, 12 Mar 2011 18:30:36 GMT
The United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has released the photograph of the Opportunity robot gathering data on the surface of planet Mars.
Wed, 09 Mar 2011 18:14:15 GMT
The shuttle Discovery, NASA's most-traveled spaceship, has returned home after its successful 13-day final mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
Tue, 08 Mar 2011 18:37:40 GMT
A recent genetic study has revealed that modern humans might have been originated from the hunter-gatherer populations of southern Africa.
Tue, 08 Mar 2011 14:31:22 GMT
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has unveiled a "comprehensive scientific map" that is compiled to organize the country's scientific activities.
Mon, 07 Mar 2011 19:18:47 GMT
Space Shuttle Discovery has left the International Space Station (ISS) after delivering cargo and spare parts in its final mission to the 16-nation station.
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