Astronomy in Afghanistan

منتشر شده در تاریخ ۱۶ دی ۱۳۹۴ | ۱ نظر

I wrote the following article, 4 years ago for AWB (Astronomers Without Borders) and thought that maybe still interesting for someone. —— Andrew Quilty/Oculi for Newsweek There are mountains which touched the sky.  There are deep valleys and significant landscapes. This land witnessed the rise and fall of ancient and modern empires. Thousands years of history, culture and traditions lying under the clear and beautiful sky of Afghanistan. But for decades, the smokes of guns, the shadow of war and fear covered the beauty of starry nights of this land. In the last decades, invasion of the USSR, civil wars, dark and scary regime of Taliban, shadow of horrific Osama bin Laden’s Empire of terror and international [...]