Persian science | Wikipedia audio article

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00:01:07 1 Science in ancient Iran (Persia)
00:01:37 1.1 Ancient technology in Persia
00:02:54 1.2 Mathematics
00:04:16 1.3 Medicine
00:09:29 1.4 Astronomy
00:10:19 1.5 Biology
00:10:28 1.6 Chemistry
00:12:36 1.7 Physics
00:13:35 2 Science policy
00:17:09 2.1 Human resources
00:18:14 2.1.1 Student enrollment trends
00:22:48 2.1.2 Trends in researchers
00:24:29 2.2 Research expenditure
00:26:55 2.2.1 Funding the transition to a knowledge economy
00:29:56 3 Technology parks
00:31:11 4 Innovation
00:33:09 5 Private sector
00:36:27 6 Science in modern Iran
00:38:48 6.1 Medical sciences
00:43:42 6.2 Biotechnology
00:47:10 6.3 Physics and materials
00:48:31 6.4 Computer science, electronics and robotics
00:51:37 6.5 Chemistry and nanotechnology
00:54:22 6.6 Aviation and space
00:55:47 6.7 Astronomy
00:56:55 6.8 Energy
00:58:03 6.9 Armaments
00:59:14 7 Scientific collaboration
01:04:58 8 Contribution of Iranians and people of Iranian origin to modern science
01:09:02 9 International rankings
01:26:36 10 Iranian journals listed in the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)
01:28:15 11 See also
01:28:25 11.1 General
01:29:18 11.2 Prominent organizations
01:29:57 12 Sources

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Iran has made considerable advances in science and technology through education and training, despite international sanctions in almost all aspects of research during the past 30 years. Iran’s university population swelled from 100,000 in 1979 to 2 million in 2006. In recent years, the growth in Iran’s scientific output is reported to be the fastest in the world. Iran has made great strides in different sectors, including aerospace, nuclear science, medical development, as well as stem cell and cloning research.Throughout history, Persia was always a cradle of science, contributing to medicine, mathematics, astronomy and philosophy. Trying to revive the golden time of Persian science, Iran’s scientists now are cautiously reaching out to the world. Many individual Iranian scientists, along with the Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences and Academy of Sciences of Iran, are involved in this revival.


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