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Iran to send human to space by 2025

Satellite
Mehr News Agency
 - While announcing continued studies to send humans to space, the head of Iran's Aerospace Research Institute (ARI) said they may try sending a robot or a live creature before the final stage of sending a human.


 

Regarding the project for sending a live creature to space which was halted, the head of ARI Fathollah Ommi stated "we have successfully launched a monkey to space, and now we are conducting research to send a man to space."

"The preliminary measures to send a human to space are currently underway and the project is to be carried out in two suborbital and orbital phases" said Ommi, stressing that the project is in the study stage at the moment.

According to the head of ARI, the orbital

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High-Frequency Chip Brings Iranian-American Researchers One Step Closer to Next Generation Technology

Technology
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 A novel, high-frequency electronic chip potentially capable of transmitting tens of gigabits of data per second - a rate that is orders of magnitude above the fastest internet speeds available today - has been developed by engineers at the University of California, Davis.


Omeed Momeni, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Davis, and doctoral student Hossein Jalili designed the chip using a phased array antenna system. Phased

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AI Researcher And Fuzzy Logic Founder Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh Passes Away

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 The founder of fuzzy logic and University of Tehran graduate Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh has passed away. Mathematician and artificial intelligence scientist Lotfi Zadeh died on Saturday several days after it was reported that his health was severely deteriorating. He was born in 1921 in Baku to an Iranian Azerbaijani father from Ardabil and a Russian Jewish mother, who was also an Iranian citizen.



Professor Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh: 1921-2017

In in 1931, when he was 10

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Russians To Finance 1 Billion Euro Rail Electrification In Iran

Russia
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 A Russian bank has agreed to provide 1 billion euros to electrify a 500 km railway route in northern Iran, state news agency IRNA has quoted a senior official as saying. Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways for northern network, Yusef Gheranpasha, said the bank will finance the electrification of the line between the cities of Garmsar and Gorgan.



The Iranian railway on the Gorgan-Gonbad-e Kavus route

"With the agreement of the Russian bank to provide finance, the

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Tehran metro among finalists for ITA Tunneling Awards 2017

TehranMetro
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 Tehran metro line 6 is among the four finalists at International Tunneling and Underground Space Association (ITA) Tunneling Awards 2017 in the category of 'major project of the year'.



Tehran metro line 6 is vying against three other major project of Confederation LRT Line in Canada, Delhi Metro Phase 3 Expansion of networks, and Qatar Rail Metro. The winner will receive a 500-million-euro award. 

Launched in 2015 by the International Tunneling and

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