Science & Technology

Up-to-date coverage of developments in the fields of technology, computing, research and production in Iran, as it continues to progress in scientific endeavours.

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi

ICT Minister: Leakage of Irancell Database Nothing New

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi referred to the recent leakage of personal information belonging to 20 million users of an Iranian cell phone operator, and noted that the database had been leaked out over 2 years ago.
Iran Ranks 12 in World Dental Science

Iran Ranks 12 in World Dental Science

In the field of dental sciences, following Spain and South Korea with more than 400 articles, Iran ranked 12 in the world with over 305 scientific articles in 2015.

Smart Phone Penetration in Iran Up 120%

Smart phone penetration in Iran has reached %120, insofar as two SIM cards have been issued for every single Iranian national.

Iran Licenses 2 Orbital Slots for Domestic Satellites

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has reinstated Iran’s license on two orbital slots, the Deputy Head of the Iranian Space Agency said on Tuesday June 28.

Iranian Researchers Decipher Cuneiform Inscription

The software’s developer, elaborated on the cuneiform dictionary, saying, “The software is able to decipher and provide translation for the inscriptions which date far back to Achaemenid era into four languages of Persian, Kurdish, English and Arabic.”
Iranian Space

Iran Completes Conceptual Design Phase of Manned Spacecraft

Iranian space scientists have concluded research on the conceptual design of a home-grown manned spacecraft together with its carrier rocket, or launch vehicle.

ISA to Put Geosynchronous Satellite into Orbit by 2025

The deputy director of the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) has announced Iran’s ultimate goal as building indigenous satellites parallel to foreign models and placing them into geosynchronous equatorial orbit (GEO) within ten years.

IIASA Approves Iran as 24th Member State

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) has ratified Researchers’ Fund of Iran’s Deputy-Ministry for Science and Technology as Iran’s official representative body.
Mohammad Akhbari 2

Official Urges Universities to Enhance Ties With Global Science Bodies

Chairman of University of Sciences and Technology Mohammad Akhbari urged universities to improve their ties with outstanding world scientific circles in a bid to further improve themselves.

Iranian-Designed Robots to Build Structures in a Day

A team led by Iranian professor Behrokh Khoshnevis is working on developing robots that will be able to construct buildings in a single day.

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