March 21, 2013Reza R.

The Voyager 1 left the solar system

For the first time in the history an artificial object has left the solar system and has entered the interstellar space. The voyager 1 which was launched by NASA at 1977, is moving nearly 17 kilometers per hour and carries a golden plate which contains some data from 70′s. The voyager 1 will continue it’s journey [...]

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August 6, 2012Reza R.

Curiosity rover's tools and equipment

Today (5th of August) Curiosity Rover successfully landed on Mars. This rover is the most expensive rover that has ever been used for a space mission. The rover is carrying many scientific tools in order to study Mars. On this picture you can see the tools and equipment that are being carried by this rover: You can check out the [...]

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July 4, 2012Reza R.

Higgs boson particle, God particle

After 45 years of searching, physicists have probably discovered the Higgs boson particle, the particle that leads us to the right answer of how the universe began. Physicists working at CERN’s LHC (Large Hadron Collider) announced that the new subatomic particle is most probably the Higgs boson partcile also known as “God Particle”. The following video [...]

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June 18, 2012Reza R.

voyager 1

The Voyager 1 space probe launched by NASA in1977 is now reaching the edge of  the solar system and is going to be the first artificial object that reaches interstellar space. Voyager 1 is running away from our solar system at 17 kilometers per second and is holding a gold-plate copper disk and contains “sights and sounds” of earth [...]

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February 17, 2012Jackie R.

Animal Misconceptions

There are several misconceptions about some animals, rumors that are not entirely true. The following video helps put things into perspective. The following video is made by CGPGray, he is very famous for explaining complex things in simple manner. The video talks about eight misconceptions, here is a list of the things covered in the [...]

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January 7, 2012Reza R.

quantum lock

  3 months after “Quantum Lock” presentation in the 2011 ASTC Annual Conference, people in Japan institute of science and technology have made a “quantum lock controlled” race track, inspired by Wipeout video game. Their intention is to show that this technology can be used for transportation.  We hope to revolutionize the world of motor transport; Maybe in a near [...]

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December 11, 2011Reza R.

fossil fuel

  Post Carbon Institute has published a video clip explaining the change of planet after industrial revolution. The video illustrates the history of planet after industrial revolution and the effects it had on our planet. After that it talks about what everyone has to do in order to save the planet and live a sustainable life. The video concludes [...]

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November 27, 2011Reza R.

NASA's Curiosity Rover

  NASA has successfully lifted off Mars Science Laboratory with its Curiosity rover on 26th of November 2011. This Rover is going to be on it’s way to Mars for 8.5 months. It is going to explore the surface of  the red planet. Here is a report from Sandy Kozel-Associated Press: This rover has 1 tone [...]

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November 22, 2011Reza R.

Olympus BioScapes competition

Those who attend Olympus BioScapes competition, have to capture beauty of micro-organisms and submit them either as a picture or as a video. Here you can go through the gallery of this competition and check every year’s works. The pictures below are the first 6 pictures of 2011.

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November 21, 2011Reza R.

Energy pulled out of void

Based on a report from Newscientist, Chris Wilson and his colleagues at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, have successfully pulled photons out of the void! This is the first time in histroty that scientists could gain energy out of nothing! It might sound impossible but it’s possible when you are moving as fast as light! This work will [...]

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