Nasa's New Horizons probe shows Pluto bigger than expected

18.07.2015 [12:25]
A Nasa spacecraft that will hurtle past Pluto on Tuesday at more than 45,000 kilometres per hour has revealed the dwarf planet to be larger than scientists thought. Fresh measurements from New Horizons, the first spacecraft to reach Pluto on the outer edge of the solar system, show that it is 2,370 ...

Azerbaijani scholar elected member of editorial board of US journal

15.07.2015 [22:32]
Director of the Institute of Geography of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, academician Ramiz Mammadov has been elected a member of the editorial board of U.S.-based Journal of Shipping and Ocean Engineering. ...

Institute of Botany hosts international scientific seminar

15.07.2015 [12:03]
An international scientific seminar on the results of "Molecular diagnostics of various diseases of agricultural crops, seeds and genetically modified (GMO) products imported to Azerbaijan" project has kicked off at the Institute of Botany of Azerbaijan National Academy of ...

Life is a huge chemistry laboratory, indeed

10.07.2015 [16:02]
Beginning from July 20, a group of almost 300 students from all five continents will get together here in Baku for the 47th International Chemistry Olympiad, an annual international competition for those young students with special talents and interests in chemistry ...

Archaeological researches to be continued in Kangarli

09.07.2015 [18:26]
From July 20, archaeological expedition of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) will continue researches in two ancient dwelling places of Kangarli region of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, said official of the institute Safar Ashurov ...

French referees to control Gabala vs Dinamo Tbilisi match

09.07.2015 [13:33]
French referee Amaury Delerue has been appointed to control a return game between Azerbaijan`s Gabala and Georgian Dinamo Tbilisi as part of the Europa League first qualifying round. ...

Baku hosts international conference on solar physics and space weather reseraches

06.07.2015 [12:29]
An international conference "Variability of the sun and sun-like stars: from asteroseismology to space weather" today kicked off in the capital of Azerbaijan. Executive director of the Science Development Foundation ...

Azerbaijani scientists attend international conference in France

04.07.2015 [16:44]
Scientists of the Institute of Philosophy and Law of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences are attending the International scientific-practical conference entitled "Human dignity" in the Nice Sophia Antipolis University in France ...

Collaborator of Scientific Innovation Center makes speech at seminar in Kazakhstan

01.07.2015 [11:25]
Contributor of the Scientific Innovation Center (SIC) of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), Rafiga Agakishiyeva attended the International Seminar entitled "Creating skills on science education based on the survey" for the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) ...

Next International Conference on ICT Application due in Russia

29.06.2015 [13:36]
The 9th International Conference on Application of Information and Communication Technologies (AICT2015) will be held on October 14-16 in the city of Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The AICT2015 International Conference devoted to the 100th ...

“Educational Data Mining” international conference due in Madrid

25.06.2015 [11:28]
The 8th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2015) is to take place on June 26-29 in Madrid, Spain. The Conference on Education Data Mining (EDM2015) is held under auspices of the International Educational Data Mining Society at UNED ...

Vice president of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences to visit Czech Republic

20.06.2015 [13:45]
President of the National Committee of Geodesy and Geophysics, vice-president of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) academician Ibrahim Guliyev and head of International Relations Office of ANAS Presidium Gulam Babayev will visit Prague ...

Three teams take top honors at DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals

09.06.2015 [16:48]
Robots from Republic of Korea and United States take home $3.5 million in prizes. "May the best robot win" has been a frequently uttered phrase throughout the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, held this Friday and Saturday at the Fairplex in Pomona, California. After years of research and development, several intense days of preparation at the ...

Delegation of Nature Publishing Group visits National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan

06.06.2015 [15:05]
President of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (NASA), academician Akif Alizadeh has met Nature Publishing Group’s director for Middle East John Giuliani and sales group representative Elizabeth Detisova. Mr. A. Alizadeh informed the delegation about the history, activities and achievements of NASA ...

Smartphones are so smart they can now test your vision

02.06.2015 [19:41]
British ophthalmologist Andrew Bastawrous moved his family from London to Kenya in 2013 with $150,000 of equipment, a team of 15 people and an ambitious goal: to understand the causes of blindness in rural Africa. It didn't take long before he encountered all sorts of obstacles, including unpredictable power supplies and the regular ...

Azerbaijani scientists make reports at 8th International Congress of Asian Philosophy Association

20.05.2015 [10:56]
Corresponding member of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), the head of the International Association of Philosophical Research, Professor Salahaddin Khalilov and Doctor of Philosophy, Konul Bunyadzade made reports at 8th International Congress of Asian ...

Iraqi Ambassador visits Central Scientific Library of National Academy

05.05.2015 [11:48]
Iraqi ambassador to Azerbaijan Heydar Shiya Gubeyshi Al-Barrak and Iraqi Al-Mustansiriya University professor Ali Nashmi Hamidi Abbas Al-Maliki have visited the Central Scientific Library of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) ...

TAG Heuer Smartwatch comes in November

01.05.2015 [12:30]
Luxury watch maker TAG Heuer will launch its own smartwatch by October or November, with the device to carry a price of $1,400, according to TechNews. With the planned release of its own wearable device, TAG ...

Finds from Binagadi District to be exhibited at Los Angeles Museum

29.04.2015 [13:39]
The remains of flora and fauna related to Great Ice Age (Pleistocene), found in Binaqadi region of Baku may be exhibited at the Museum of Natural History of Los Angeles. Tariel Heybatov, director of the G. Zardabi Natural History Museum of the ...