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The Image of a Government Versus the Face of its People

Maryam Zar | Posted 08.06.2015 | World
Maryam Zar

Today, we are at crossroads, not only in American politics but in American minds, of our view of Iran. Do we forgive the transgressions of the past and forget the chants of Death bestowed upon the Great Satan, whose citizen were marched on television blindfolded and branded spies; or do we refuse to see a population that is consistently asking for less Islam in their government and more freedoms akin to the democracy we implement here at home?

How Awful Are Hollywood Portrayals of Life on Mars? NASA's Bobak Ferdowsi Answers!

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.07.2013 | Science
Shira Lazar

We put NASA's Bobak Ferdowsi, Nerdist's Matt Mira, VSAUCE2's Kevin Lieber and Sourcefed's Meg Turney on the spot of whether these videos represent the...

NASA's "Mohawk Guy" Celebrates Mars Curiosity Rover Anniversary and Discusses Life On Other Planets

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.07.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

NASA's Bobak Ferdowsi, aka Mohawk Guy, VSauce2's Kevin Lieber, Sourcefed's Meg Turney and Nerdist's Matt Mira join the Geek Week Brainiac Day panel to...

Why Science and Education Are Blowing Up Online (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.08.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

We're geeking out in the What's Trending studio with a huge science-fueled chat, featuring NASA's Flight Director and iconic Mohawk Guy Bobak Ferdowsi, Veritasium's Derek Muller and I Fucking Love Science's Elise Andrew.

Guess Who's Joining Michelle Obama At The State Of The Union

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.11.2013 | Technology

The head of one of Earth's most valuable companies will be joining the First Lady at Tuesday's State of the Union address. But his star may be outshin...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: What If Aliens Find Map-Bearing Space Probe?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 12.15.2012 | Science

After decades in space, NASA's Voyager 1 probe recently made its way to the "magnetic highway," a region at the edge of our solar system, where the ma...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Mohawk Guy's First Kiss?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 12.01.2012 | Science

I recently joined Bobak Ferdowsi, flight director on the Mars rover Curiosity mission, on G4's "Attack of the Show" to talk space exploration and the ...

A Scientist with a Mohawk Inspires the Next Generation

Eva Glettner | Posted 11.05.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

We paused the stream and confirmed that yes, this scientist, Bobak Ferdowsi, has a full-on mohawk. This meant so much to my somewhat apathetic-towards-science middle son. Science can be cool?

Hey Kids, Science is Cool!

Eva Glettner | Posted 10.16.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

Role models do not need to be confined to pop stars and basketball players. I want my sons to say "I want to be like Bobak Ferdowsi" (mohawk and all!).

POTUS To NASA's Mohawk Guy: 'I Thought About Getting A Mohawk Myself'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology

NASA's most meme-friendly Mars rover flight director, Bobak Ferdowsi, 32, also known as "Mohawk Guy," shot to stardom last weekend when the press cove...

Did President Obama Once Have A Mohawk?

Posted 08.13.2012 | Style

President Obama's hair gets its share of media attention, mostly due to the president's spreading population of gray hairs. (Having one of the most st...

WATCH: NASA's Mohawk Man Joins HuffPost Live

Posted 08.09.2012 | Science

Internet sensation Bobak Ferdowsi joined HuffPost Live's Jacob Soboroff and Janet Varney and HuffPost Senior Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria Th...

NASA 'Mohawk Guy' Flooded With Marriage Proposals

Posted 08.06.2012 | Weddings

NASA had a very big day on Monday, with the successful landing of their newest Mars rover, "Curiosity." But one thing is outshining that huge accom...

He Works At NASA?

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.07.2012 | Technology

"Curiosity" got the best of the internet last night. On August 6, around 1:30am, the NASA rover Curiosity successfully landed on Mars after a peri...