Reza Besharati

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Can Tehran deliver a solution on Syria? | Syria

It all began in 2011 with Syrians protesting and demanding change.<p>Since then, hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been killed. Millions have been forced to flee their country.<p>Still, there doesn't seem to be any clear solution to the conflict.<p>The situation on the ground has been complicated by …

Here's Why Einstein's Theory Of Relativity Is Absolutely 'Perfect' (PODCAST)

A century has passed since Albert Einstein published his seminal paper on general relativity, and scientists are still using this iconic theory to explain the world.<p>To Dr. Pedro G. Ferreira, a professor of astrophysics at the University of Oxford in England and the author of a new book about …

A Brief History Of Stephen Hawking

A new film tells the story of how the great scientist transformed the field of cosmology while fighting a degenerative disease.<p>Stephen Hawking is one of the greatest scientists ever--comparable to Darwin, Einstein, and Newton. Yet few people know the story of his life. In a new biopic, <i>The Theory of</i> …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Uncovering the Amazon’s Real ‘Lost Cities’

Space Shots: The Universe's Best Images

A gallery of photos, visualizations, and other pictures of outer space.<p><i>This post was last updated on Friday, May 12, 2017.</i><p>Here at <i>Popular Science</i>, we love space—and we know you do too. From seeing the nearly-true colors of Europa, a molten metal orb levitate in microgravity, or even a map of a …

What Happened to our Genomes? - OpenMind

<b>Want to have your own complete genome?</b> No problem. Write down the steps you must follow: first, get the support of a doctor; you still cannot request …

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Seven Ways to Practice Crazy Wisdom

“Crazy wisdom is the philosophical worldview that recommends swimming against the tide, cheerfully seizing the short end of the stick, embracing …

An App a Day Keeps the Doctor Away?

Earth closest to sun on January 2-3

Tonight – January 2, 2018 – we reach Earth’s closest point to the sun for this entire year at 11:35 p.m. CST (central U.S.). It’ll be the morning of …

A Fresh View of the Moon’s Surface

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p><i>National Geographic’s Dan Vergano contributed reporting to this story, as well as writing and editing. If I could post it with a shared byline, I would!</i><p>The moon is Earth’s nearest celestial companion, but we don’t often see fresh views of the lunar surface.<p>More …

Watch the New Year's Skies for a Green Comet

Starstruck<p>Comet Lovejoy is brightening faster than expected, putting on a show you can see for yourself this holiday season.<p>Just in time for the holidays, the skies are serving up a special cosmic gift: a brightening comet that may not have been in our part of the solar system for nearly 12,000 …