The Iranian Studies Program at Stanford launched a new initiative, called the Stanford Iran 2040 Project, that will produce research and analyses on Iran’s economy. Pooya Azadi is the manager of the project.
Stanford continues laying the foundation of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program. Denning House, the future home of the program, recently received design approval from the Stanford University Board of Trustees. The program’s new faculty advisory board met in November.
After trawling through archives across Europe and Asia, Stanford historian Ali Yaycioglu reached new insights about the Ottoman Empire during the Age of Revolution, when many Western nations revolted against existing power structures.
Neutrinos from the sun carry information about its fiery core but they are extremely hard to detect. Now, Stanford researchers may have found a much easier and less expensive way to study these elusive particles.