Iranian Presidential Election: The (Lack of) Debate on Science, Technology, and Environment

Since 2005, I have asked questions on important topics of science, technology, and the environment to the presidential candidates in every election to clarify their promises. Over these years, only in 2005 did two candidates (Mr. Qalibaf and Mr. Ahmadinejad), and in 2009, one candidate (Mr. Mir-Hossein Mousavi)…

“Science Journalism: Global Developments, Iran’s History, and Why It Matters”

A brief review of Science journalism and its development in Iran…

War and Peace in Orbit

The announcement that the United States Space Force may conduct a military maneuver is concerning not only for America’s rivals but also for Earth and the United States’ strategic interests.…

Shadows of Peace

More than two thousand five hundred years ago, around 580 B.C., the ruler of Lydia, located in present-day eastern Turkey, offered sanctuary to those fleeing Cyaxares, the king of the Medes. This act triggered a war between the Medes and Lydia, resulting in a brutal conflict that spilled…

Role of the Ministry of Intelligence and the Judiciary to issue the authorization for the Iranian vaccine

Documents obtained from the hack by Ali’s Justice Group from the JudiciaryJudiciary further reinforce the possibility of political pressure on the scientific review process of Iranian Coronavirus vaccines.…

Future of AI: Between Innovation and Caution

A report commissioned by the United States Department of State and prepared over 13 months by an American company recently presented is among the most alarming reports published on artificial intelligence and its potential dangers. However, this report’s severe critiques cannot be overlooked. The final report, “Action Plan…

“Balancing the Scales: The Science and Debate Behind Intermittent Fasting”

With the advent of Ramadan, the discussion around the benefits and harms of fasting has picked up in many media outlets and social gatherings yet again. However, a new form of fasting has entered the scene recently. This new fasting has nothing to do with Islam and among…

Back to the Moon

After half a century, America’s triumphant return and landing on the Moon with Odysseus marked a significant event.…

Rooting Out Diversity Gaps: Empowering Underrepresented Communities

In recent years, diversity has rightfully taken center stage in many discussions across various fields. Science and science communication is not an exception.…

Apocalypse Now: Lake Urmia

While the world’s attention was focused on efforts to revive Lake Urmia, a warning which emphasized the importance of considering the possibility of failure of efforts went unheard.…
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