Space Force: The Battle for Final Frontiers

  There are things that president Trump likes them very much. He loves the crowd size of his inauguration, He loves the golf, and he loves ratings, he loves the wall. And now there is the space force.…

Drones: From Earth to the clouds of Venus and beyond

Before Venus became the hottest and most hostile planet of our solar system, it could host a vast ocean of liquid water and even now, it could be habitable for some microbial life.…

TESS, A New exoplanet hunter

Falconry; This is the name of a sport and ancient method of hunting. In this method, hunters are using trained falcons to hunt. Now it is time for a galactic falconry. This time the planet hunters will use a Falcon to send their trap to space. Their targets are extrasolar…

Earthquakes of Iran in 2017

In 2017, Iran had experienced more than 180 earthquakes with the magnitude of 2.5 in the scale of Richter or more.…

In the memory of Bruce McCandless

This kind of news always is coming like a racking ball. You never can be ready for them. You know that someday you will face with them but, still, they put you in a state of shock.…

The Night Sky, The Forgotten Nature

The Night Sky, The Forgotten Nature: Uncovering the Impact of One Television Programme on Astronomy Communication in Iran In 2001, two brothers known as the Saffarianpour brothers started a television programme on Iranian state television called Aseman-e-shab (The Night Sky).…

An Interview with Mark Changizi: The Vision Reveolution

MARK CHANGIZI is a theoretical neurobiologist aiming to grasp the ultimate foundations underlying why we think, feel and see as we do. His research focuses on “why” questions, and he has made important discoveries such as on why we see in color, why we see illusions, why we have…

Astronomy in Afghanistan

I wrote the following article, 4 years ago for AWB (Astronomers Without Borders) and thought that maybe still interesting for someone.…