The Night Sky, The Forgotten Nature: Uncovering the Impact of One Television Programme on Astronomy Communication in Iran
For last six years, we celebrated summer (in the northern hemisphere at least) with the promise of inevitable winter and this year finally winter is here.

The world of noises

Digital media is playing a role similar to an amplifier. It has a great capability to amplify the voices. It also can amplify all the noises in the world.

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‘Artemis’: A Book Review

Andy Weir’s Artemis is an adventure story that happens on the moon. While the science foundation and accuracy of this book are as strong as his last blockbuster novel, The Martian, the characters are suffering from lack of developments and they fall into the trap of known clichés.

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The Far Side of the Moon

For people who are interested in space exploration, 2019 is already becoming a historic year.

Just a few hours after the new year, the New Horizons probe did a fly by near a far far object named, Ultima Thule. A small and peanut-shaped object inside the Kuiper belt. Officially known as 2014 MU69, Ultima Thule orbits the sun every 298 years at the distance of 6.5 billion km from us. On the first day of January, it became the farthest object in the solar system that has been visited by an earthling spaceship.

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Morality of CRISPR-Cas 9

One of the most controversial science stories of the 2018, was about a Chinese scientist, who has been claiming that he successfully has altered the DNA of a twins using CRISPR-Cas9, a relativity new, powerful and cheap gene-editing tools.

There are many questions and doubts about the scientific and technical aspects of this claim. Many scientists and observers of scientific community debunked the claim, and many others have been raising their concerns over the long-term effects of using the CRISPR-Cas9 technology on humans.

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INO: Behind the dream

 

Mahmoud Ghomi, also known as Moshaver-al-Molk Mahmoudi, was among 42 students who had been sent to Europe by the governmental scholarship in 1858 to learn the modern science and technology. This was the first group of Iranian students who were selected to learn modern science and bring it back to Iran. It was a part of the famous Iranian chancellor, Amir Kabir, initiations for reforms in Iran.

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“Who is a Journalist?” Or “What is Journalism?”

In “Journalism in the age of blogging,” Alan Knight mentioned few reasons that lead to undermining the public trust toward the journalism and these could lead to gave the legitimacy and credibility to the new forms of journalism.

As Alan Knight, mentions: “The Internet allows anyone to become not only a media critic but also a reporter and a producer.” (“WHO IS A JOURNALIST?” 2008, 117)

The technological advancement in recent years is one major player in the resurfacing the question of who is a journalist.

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