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Research vessel Kexue leaves Xiamen for 2nd stage of science expedition

Photo taken on July 23, 2017 shows maritime scientific observation equipments on China's independently-made marine science expedition vessel Kexue at a port in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province. Kexue left Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province last Monday for a maritime scientific expedition and stopped in Xiamen, southeast China to resupply Friday after completing the first part of the mission. It left Xiamen on Sunday for the mission's second stage.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/24 9:55:00

China achieves major breakthrough in ‘artificial sun’ reactor

Chinese scientists have successfully contained super-hot plasma for a record length of time, which brings the humankind one step closer to clean and virtually unlimited energy offered by nuclear fusion, media reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/5 23:13:39

China to cooperate with Japan on stellarator

China has reached an agreement with Japan to build its first quasi-axisymmetric stellarator, the latest move to explore nuclear energy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/4 22:33:39

Landmark success of China's quantum experiment is far-reaching

The precision that Chinese scientists have achieved in their latest quantum experiment is just like catching with a piggy bank a chain of coins dropped out of a plane 10,000 meters above. The result is an outstanding landmark in the human history of communication and physical science, and reaches far and more.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 21:39:12

China' s quantum satellite establishes photon entanglement over 1,200 km

A team of Chinese scientists have realized the satellite-based distribution of entangled photon pairs over 1,200 kilometers. The photon pairs were demonstrated to be still entangled after travelling long distances.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 13:25:52

In landmark experiment, Chinese scientists beam back "entangled" photons from space

Chinese scientists on Thursday reported a successful transmission of "entangled" photon pairs from space to ground stations separated by 1,200 km, a major technical breakthrough towards quantum communication over great distances.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 8:21:09

Xi'an Intl Robot Carnival attracts many young visitors

Children watch a robot performance at the Xi'an International Robot Carnival in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 28, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/30 22:45:22

Study: Sediment from Himalayas may have made 2004 Sumatra quake more severe

An international team of researchers suggests that sediment from the Himalayas and Tibetan plateau might have increased the severity of the catastrophic 2004 Sumatra earthquake.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 8:30:01

Chinese submersible Jiaolong descends to 4,811 meters in Mariana Trench

China's manned submersible Jiaolong finished a dive in "Challenger Deep" in the Mariana Trench, the world's deepest known trench, on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 23:00:19

CAS research institutes participate "Public Science Day" in China

A researcher introduces the growing process of crystal to visitors at a lab of the Institute of Physics in the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) in Beijing, capital of China, May 20, 2017. A total of 116 research institutes of the CAS throughout China participated the 13th "Public Science Day" starting on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/22 23:41:44