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‎‘Chasing New Horizons’ provides amazing facts about icy dwarf planet ‎

‎‘Chasing New Horizons’ provides amazing facts about icy dwarf planet ‎

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Dubbed “spellbinding” (Scientific American) and “thrilling…a future classic of popular science” (PW), the book has been translated into Persian by Fatemeh Hematian and released by Sabzan Publishing in 367 pages and 400 copies.  

 

On July 14, 2015, something amazing happened. More than 3 billion miles from Earth, a small NASA spacecraft called New Horizons screamed past Pluto at more than 32,000 miles per hour, focusing its instruments on the long mysterious icy worlds of the Pluto system, and then, just as quickly, continued on its journey out into the beyond.

 

Nothing like this has occurred in a generation―a raw exploration of new worlds unparalleled since NASA’s Voyager missions to Uranus and Neptune―and nothing quite like it is planned to happen ever again...
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‎‘What are Universities For?’ available in Persian

‎‘What are Universities For?’ available in Persian

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The book which has been translated into Persian by Aria Matin and Iman Bahirayi and released by the Research Center of Cultural and Social Studies in Tehran in 352 pages and 200 copies.  
 
Across the world, universities are more numerous than they have ever been, yet at the same time there is unprecedented confusion about their purpose and skepticism about their value. ‘What Are Universities For?’ offers a spirited and compelling argument for completely rethinking the way we see our universities, and why we need them.
 
Stefan Collini challenges the common claim that universities need to show that they help to make money in order to justify getting more money. Instead, he argues that we must reflect on the different types of institution and the distinctive roles they play...

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