President Obama has just signed legislation that may heighten tensions with Russia and China and potentially launch the country on an expensive and ambitious effort to build space-based defense systems.
A rarely seen sea snake with known distribution in Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman was found in Iranian coastal waters, 400 kilometers away from its westernmost boundary.
Iran's space agency expressed an intent to work with the U.S and NASA in terms of space programs.
Scientists have found an explanation as to why Iran's Lake Urmia has been undergoing color changes over the years.
The waters of Iran’s Lake Urmia appeared to be blood-red in a recent satellite image by NASA.
Being his normal nonchallant climate change advocate self, Leonardo DiCaprio regrammed a photo of shrinking Lake Urmia in Iran.
In response to a nuclear deal, the US is buying tons of heavy water from Iran.
In the world filled with rare creatures, scientists discovered a cunning snake who pretends to be a snake to lure its prey. After years of studying the creature, they found out how the spider-tailed viper behaves. The cunning Iranian Pseudocerastes urarachnoides spider-tailed viper, uses the tip of its tail which resembles a viper to lure birds.
An earthquake that starts out in one spot could more easily than thought leap to a nearby fault and create double earthquakes, as happened in Pakistan in 1997, says a new study. This could have impacts for Los Angeles.
Usually if an area is laced with land mines, even the quickest and most light-footed creature would avoid such an imperiled environment altogether. But for Persian leopards in the Middle East, along the Iraq-Iran border, abandoned minefields offer these cats a very unique refuge.