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CALT, China's largest organization for research, development and production of missiles and carrier rockets


Staff members work on a rocket, Oct. 27, 2016. China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) was established in 1957 and is China's largest organization for the research, development and production of missiles and carrier rockets. (Photo: Xinhua)

Uber unveils IPO terms that are well below expectations

Uber Technologies, the world's largest ride-hailing company, plans an initial public offering that values the company as much as one-third below what the startup's insiders had hoped for, between $80.5 ...

Samsung retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples

Samsung Electronics is retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples distributed to reviewers, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, as the firm smarts from the reputational blow ...


Rare whales, dolphins found in South China Sea

Researchers have discovered several rare species of whales and dolphins in the South China Sea during a scientific investigation that ended Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/10 22:28:01

Explosions of universe's first stars spewed powerful jets: study

Astrophysicists found that the first stars after the Big Bang exploded not like spherical balls as previously thought but in an asymmetric fashion, thus serving as seeds for the second ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/9 14:06:03

Google unveils next-generation Assistant

Google on Tuesday debuted its next-generation Google Assistant, touting "milestone" features that empower mobile devices with new speech recognition and language understanding capabilities.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/8 17:08:16

Iran researchers make activated carbon from cotton wastes

Researchers of Amir Kabir University of Technology achieved the technical knowledge of making activated carbon from cotton wastes.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency | 2019/5/8 12:20:50

Chinese scientists develop new material to tackle oil pollution

Chinese scientists have developed new biomimetic polypropylene foams for oil-water separation, which can be used to prevent and control oil pollution.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/7 18:31:18

Chinese deep space research leads to deeper international cooperation

Chinese space experts have strengthened international exchanges in the latest achievements in exploring the moon, Mars, Jupiter, asteroids and the deeper cosmos.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/7 18:19:41

Chinese scientists develop new material to tackle oil pollution

Chinese scientists have developed new biomimetic polypropylene foams for oil-water separation, which can be used to prevent and control oil pollution.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/7 14:21:57

Scientists discover smaller dinosaur species related to T. rex

A team of researchers have identified a new relative of Tyrannosaurus rex (T. rex), which is significantly smaller in size than the known carnivorous dinosaur, according to a study released ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/7 10:17:58

NASA spacecraft to collide a small moonlet in 2022

The US space agency NASA revealed on Monday details about its plan to hit a small moonlet target in a double asteroid system with a spacecraft in 2022, its first ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/7 9:26:38

Int'l research team completes peanut genome sequencing

An international research team has completed the genome sequencing of the cultivated peanut plant, providing an insight into oil crop domestication.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/6 17:34:30

Giant asteroid will fly by Earth in decade

An asteroid named 99942 Apophis will fly towards the Earth in ten years, the U.S. space agency NASA said recently.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/5 14:47:07

SpaceX launches supplies to Int'l Space Station

The US space agency NASA's cargo provider SpaceX launched a Dragon spacecraft Saturday morning, starting its resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/4 16:56:04

New fossil evidence gives insight into ancient hominins on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

A 160,000-year-old mandible fossil may indicate that Denisovans, an ancient hominin group, adapted to living on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau long before modern humans even arrived in the region, according to ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/2 9:18:46