Moon soil to head for Chairman Mao's hometown

With Chang'e-5 probe making a perfect conclusion to its 23-day journey to the moon, bringing back soil from Earth's celestial neighbor, Central China's Hunan Province, the hometown of the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong, will be one of the sites where the moon samples are stored, to commemorate the leader and his passion for space exploration, China National Space Administration (CNSA) said on Thursday.

Tesla faces scrutiny

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday cited driver errors and Tesla Inc's Autopilot design as the probable causes of a Model S crash in January 2018. The car, ...

Exhibition of Chinese arts students in Serbia shows changes in urban, rural China

Visitors view photos during the photo exhibition "Reflection in Water" in Novi Sad, Serbia, July 21, 2019. The changes in urban and rural China were presented to Serbian art audience ...

NASA, SpaceX target Nov. 14 for historic manned mission to space station

NASA and SpaceX are targeting 7:49 p.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 14, for the launch of the first crew rotation mission to the International Space Station as part of the agency's ...
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/28 11:11:31

NASA discovers water on sunlit surface of moon

NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the moon, the agency announced on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/27 14:13:55

China's CO2 emission could plateau by 2025 with reinforced policies: report

China's CO2 emissions could plateau by 2025 before beginning to decline around 2030 with reinforced management policies in emission reduction, according to a report on China's low-carbon development published by ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/13 1:08:03

China strengthens flu vaccine deployment, braces for potential dual epidemics

China will strengthen the deployment of flu vaccines nationwide and expand vaccination availability in preparation for the upcoming flu season as the country plans to carry out comprehensive prevention measures ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/29 13:42:57

China launches 2 environmental monitoring satellites for emergency responses

China successfully launched two environmental monitoring satellites at 11:23 am on Sunday via a Long March-4B carrier rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in North China's Shanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 18:04:53

COVID-19 smartphone app finally launches in England and Wales

England and Wales launched a COVID-19 smartphone app on Thursday, allowing users to trace contacts, check the local level of risk and record visits to venues such as pubs, four ...
Source: Reuters-Global Times | 2020/9/24 18:43:41

Environmentalists call for action plans to meet China's carbon neutral pledge by 2060

China's bold pledge to be carbon neutral by 2060, a goal far exceeding any climate action by the US, will see the country focus on renewables and revolve its economy ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/24 1:32:53

China launches HY-2C ocean observation satellite

China successfully launched its HY-2C ocean-observation satellite into planned orbit on Monday afternoon via a Long March-4B carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in North China's Shanxi Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/21 14:00:55

China's first Mars probe Tianwen-1 completes mid-course correction

China's Tianwen-1 Mars probe successfully completed its orbital correction for a second time as of 11:00 pm Sunday Beijing time, after 60 days into its journey to the Red Planet, ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/21 9:49:56

Shanghai study finds recovered COVID-19 patients have persistent immune protection

The latest Shanghai-based study has found that the majority of recovered COVID-19 patients have persistent immune protection and vaccination may trigger a durable immune response.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/20 21:54:47

Beijing again tops Nature Index global science city 2020 rankings

Beijing has once again become the top global science city, and a total of six Chinese cities, including Shanghai which ranked fifth, made it to the top 20 of the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/20 21:15:55

Kaspersky study finds support for human augmentation

Nearly two-thirds of people in leading Western European countries would consider augmenting the human body with technology to improve their lives, mostly to improve health, according to research commissioned by ...
Source: Reuters | 2020/9/17 20:18:42