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SAR Conference 15th edition

29 Dec , 2019  

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SAR Conference 15th edition “Fall 98” will be held on December 20th December 2018 from 14 to 17 p.m. in Iran National Museum.

The speakers of this event are:

SAR conferences are seasonal and are conducted by INMOST. SAR is inspired by TED conferences. In SAR conferences, short speeches (18 minutes tops) are delivered which cover a diverse range of topics.

Sciences, technology, health, education, entertainment, design, and arts are some of the major

topics of interest for SAR conferences. Speakers are being selected from those who have unique and notable experiences, new and innovative ideas and those who propose challenging problems.

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The “Media and Socialization of cognition” meeting by Dr. Hassan Namakdoust will be held in the Iranian National Museum of Science and Technology

7 Dec , 2019  

The Iranian National Museum of Science and Technology will hold the fourth series of lectures on the science popularization in contemporary Iran entitled “Media and Socialization of cognition” on November 18, 2019, at 4.00 p.m. on 30 Tir Street. Dr. Hssan Namakdoust will discuss this issue.

Theses lectures are held on the last Wednesday of each month, discuss the various aspects of contemporary science popularization in contemporary Iran in a form of 90 minutes main lecture and 60 minutes Q and A. The programs are audio-recorded and delivered to all interested people across the country through a dedicated web site and channel. The lecture texts will also be published annually as a book titled “The Problems of Science Popularization in Contemporary Iran”.

Dr. Nematollah Fazeli, the prominent author, researcher, and anthropologist, is the secretary of this series of lectures.

 

 Participation is free. Please send your personal information to [email protected]

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Iranian National Museum of Science and Technology holds a traveling exhibition at Hakim Sabzevari University.

7 Dec , 2019  

INMOST 19th traveling exhibition is held from 7th to 9th December 2019 to celebrate Research week at Hakim Sabzevari University.

In this exhibition, 46 objects in the fields of Cranes, astronomy, physics, ancient and modern Iranian technologies will be displayed. This exhibition is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information please call: 05144012997- 05144410104

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“Remember Maryam Mirzakhani” Exhibition in Tehran

25 Nov , 2019  

“Remember Maryam Mirzakhani”, an exhibition of graphic designs held in Italy in 2108 to commemorate the Iranian mathematical genius Maryam Mirzakhani, is currently underway in her homeland Tehran.

The exhibition opened on Friday at the Deihim Cultural House in collaboration with the Iranian National Museum of Science and Technology.

“Remember Maryam Mirzakhani” featuring works by Rafael Meireles, a Brazilian graphic designer working in technology and entrepreneurism, was first organized at the Gran Sasso Science Institute in the Italian city of L’Aquila in May 2018.

Thais Jordao is the curator of the exhibition. She is also a mathematician working in functional and harmonic analysis and approximation theory. She teaches undergraduate and graduate students at the University of São Paulo in Brazil.

The International Mathematical Union (IMU) is the main organizer of the exhibit, which will be running until December 1 at the center located at 1736 Shariati Ave. near Sadr Highway.

A two-time gold medal winner at the International Mathematical Olympiad, Mirzakhani received her Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the Iran’s Sharif University of Technology in 1999 and earned a Ph.D. degree in mathematics from Harvard University in 2004, and became a full professor of mathematics at Stanford at the age of 31.

From 2004 to 2008 she was a Clay Mathematics Institute Research Fellow and an assistant professor at Princeton University.

Her honors include the 2009 Blumenthal Award for the Advancement of Research in Pure Mathematics and the 2013 Satter Prize of the American Mathematical Society.

Mirzakhani also became the first woman and the first Iranian to be awarded the prestigious Fields Medal, which is considered by some to be the mathematical equivalent of the Nobel Prize.

She is survived by her husband, Jan Vondrák, a Stanford computer scientist, and their daughter Anahita.

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The Science popularization Meeting by the Iranian National Museum of Science and Technology

13 Nov , 2019  

The Iranian National Museum of Science and Technology will hold the third series of lectures on the science popularization in contemporary Iran on November 20, 2019, at 30 Tir Street. Prof. Dr. Hadi Khaniki, from Allame Tabatabai’ University, will discuss this issue.

Theses lectures are held on the last Wednesday of each month, discusses the various aspects of contemporary science popularization in contemporary Iran in a form of 90 minutes main lecture and 60 minutes ask and answer questions. The programs are audio-recorded and delivered to all interested people across the country through a dedicated web site and channel. The lecture texts will also be published annually as a book entitled “The Problems of Science Popularization in Contemporary Iran”.

Dr. Nematollah Fazeli, the prominent author, researcher, and anthropologist, is the secretary of this series of lectures.

 

 Participation is free. Please send your personal information to [email protected]

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The 5th festival of “Science for All” kicked off in Tehran on Saturday concurrent with the World Science Day for Peace and Development.

13 Nov , 2019  

Celebrated annually on November 10, World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. It also underlines the importance and relevance of science in our daily lives.

The festival is held by the National Museum of Science and Technology in partnership with the Museum of the Qasr Prison and over 20 scientific and cultural centers with the aim of providing the people an opportunity to visit scientific achievements and increase public interest in scientific advances.

Science amusement parks, art exhibitions, training booths, documentary shows, family competitions, science fairs and meetings with professionals are held on the sidelines of the event, the festival is running until November 15.

 

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Speculation on the social impacts of science

26 Oct , 2019  

 

The Iranian National Museum of Science and Technology held the second series of lectures on the popularization of science in contemporary Iran on October 16th, 2019. In the beginning, Dr. Nematollah Fazeli presented an introduction to the lecture’s objectives.

This series of lectures are held on the last Wednesday of each month, discusses the various aspects of contemporary science popularization in contemporary Iran in a form of 90 minutes main lecture and 60 minutes ask and answer questions. The programs are audio-recorded and delivered to all interested people across the country through a dedicated web site and channel. The lectures’ texts will also be published annually as a book entitled “The Problems of Science  Popularization in Contemporary Iran”. Participation is free. Please send your personal information to [email protected]

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“What happens in your brain”

26 Oct , 2019  

“What happens in your brain” is an educational and recreational event held in Moein Mall from 3 to 18 October 2019 and it was welcomed by visitors.

This event consists of 6 stations and it tries to show what happens in the brain in simple language in the form of a game.

The first station is about “brain structure” and visitors can assemble an 8-piece puzzle by which they can be familiarized with the brain parts, size and weight. There are videos and posters for this purpose. In the second station through virtual reality, they can have a 3D brain tour. The third station is “Neuron Structure” and learning about neurotransmitters and nerve system. The fourth station is “Memory and Learning” is the fourth station. There is a magic cube where visitors can play different games on learning and memory. The purpose of this part is to know what is the memory, how does it form and how repetition helps it. Emotion as the fifth station is “Anger” performance that shows the body’s internal reactions during anger, even more, attractive games to show “stress” and “fear” and its impacts on the body. In the last station which is a workshop, people make paper and play-doh brain.

These stations are not psychological stations and people will be familiar with the brain and biological issues that occur within

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Children Day in Gonbad-e Mina Planetarium

26 Oct , 2019  

The Iranian National Museum of Science and Technology on the occasion of Children’s Day, displayed its objects for children to visit with their families in Gonbad-e Mina Planetarium on October 9th from 9 am to 6 pm.

Beside INMOST, Royan Institute, Ibn Sina Research center for the one-day exhibition included: Royan Research Institute, Children’s Cultural Development Center, Durnaz Environmental Pavilion, Andisheh Afrinan Sharif, Doctors’ Health Center, and Dibayeh Publication.

Children between 3 to 12 are free of charge.

 

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The Iranian National Museum of Science and Technology by a memorandum of understanding with Cyrus Borzou, Space Science & Astronautics Journalist and Writer will host an exhibition on ” Space Collection”.

5 Oct , 2019  

The Iranian National Museum of Science and Technology by a memorandum of understanding with Cyrus Borzou, Space Science & Astronautics Journalist and Writer will host an exhibition on ” Space Collection”.

This exhibition is a space object collection gathered by Cyrus Borzou. According to the 3-year agreement signed on Monday, September 16th, between Dr. Seifollah Jalili, INMOST Chairman, and Cyrus Borzou, Space Science & Astronautics Journalist a think tank and a working group will be formed to design the structure and content of the astronautical exhibition and the related events.

Cyrus Borzou was born in 1953 and he began his journalism career by translating

and writing space articles in prestigious Iranian scientific journals such as Scientist, Science and Life and Scientific Information. He was the editor of Kayhan Scientific, the first monthly Iranian journal for teenagers, whose first version published in the late 1980s. He also owns two books titled “Man and Space” and “The First Astronautics.” He has also accumulated scientific resources and his talks with the world’s great scientists and astronauts in 30 volumes of astronautics books.

The space Collection

This collection includes objects that have been gathered by Cyrus Borzou for over 50 years. The majority of these objects are gifts donated by various astronauts and experts of these fields and some have been purchased; this collection has been exhibited in Iran cities and has welcomed by visitors.

This collection includes more than 15000 objects, many of which are unique, such as space suits, fragments of Mir Space Station, astronaut gloves, space stamps, astronaut food, world-renowned astronauts signed photos, spacecraft, and rockets maquettes and space posters.

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