Tagged: Iran

Blood oil: more than half of the oil traded across the world has been stolen - Guest Work

Guest Author Apr 18, 2018

Leif Wenar, King’s College London This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Donald Trump tweeted something true recently. Responding to the protests in Iran, the US president stated that “The people are finally getting wise as to how their money and wealth is being stolen and squandered.” Trump’s point is … Read More

Nerve agents: what are they and how do they work? - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 12, 2018

Simon Cotton, University of Birmingham This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. The former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter are in a critical condition in a hospital in Salisbury, UK, following exposure to an unknown nerve agent. Several locations in the city have been cordoned off and decontaminated … Read More

Particles and persecution: why we should care about Iranian physicists - Guest Work

Guest Author Jun 12, 2012

by Thomas Stace, Senior Lecturer in Physics, Quantum Information at University of Queensland and Peter Rohde, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Quantum Computation at Macquarie University On a given day, your typical physicist is mainly preoccupied with trying to understand the intimate secrets of the universe. As with most academics, we get to visit one another in parts of the … Read More