Farouk al-Baz

International Astronomical Union names new asteroid after Egyptian scientist
Egypt

International Astronomical Union names new asteroid after Egyptian scientist

The International Astronomical Union on Saturday named a newly discovered asteroid after Egyptian scientist Farouk al-Baz, in honor of his…
Scientists warn Egypt against Corridor of Development
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Scientists warn Egypt against Corridor of Development

A week ago, Essam Sharaf announced with great fanfare the launch of the “Corridor of Development” mega project, designed by…
PM: Govt is serious about ‘development corridor project’
Egypt

PM: Govt is serious about ‘development corridor project’

Prime Minister Essam Sharaf met with Farouk al-Baz, director of the Center for Remote Sensing at Boston University, on Tuesday…
Prominent scientist turns down proposal to oversee development project
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Prominent scientist turns down proposal to oversee development project

Prominent Egyptian scientist Farouq al-Baz said he had passed his ‘Development Corridor’ project proposal on to a ministerial committee charged…
Al-Baz: Egypt’s president should be under 50
Egypt

Al-Baz: Egypt’s president should be under 50

Egyptian space scientist Farouk al-Baz said Egypt’s new president should be no older than 50, to cope with the fast…
US science envoy: Rote learning hinders Arab ambitions
Egypt

US science envoy: Rote learning hinders Arab ambitions

The US science and technology envoy to the Middle East and North Africa, Farouk al-Baz, while attending a conference in…
Green Profile: Interview with Farouk al-Baz (Part II)
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Green Profile: Interview with Farouk al-Baz (Part II)

The following is part II of Al-Masry Al-Youm's interview with Farouk al-Baz, research professor and director of the Center for…
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