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 ...

China's Chang'e-4 mission awarded Mission Prize by Moon Village Association

China's Chang'e-4 mission awarded Mission Prize by Moon Village Association
Source: Xinhua | 2019/12/6 13:50:43

Clinical trials continue for China's self-developed AIDS vaccine

A multi-center clinical trial for China's self-developed AIDS vaccine started this year and is currently in progress, according to the National Health Commission.
Source: | 2019/12/6 0:56:46

Chinese astronomers discover unexpected huge stellar black hole

A Chinese-led research team has discovered a surprisingly huge stellar black hole about 14,000 light-years from Earth -- our "backyard" of the universe -- forcing scientists to re-examine how such ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 14:02:54

China-made detecting aircraft for remote sensing delivered

China's aircraft maker Xi'an Aircraft Industry Co. (XAC) has delivered two high-performance Xinzhou-60 aircraft for remote sensing to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) for aerial observation missions.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 11:29:02

China launches new Earth observation satellite

China sent a new Earth observation satellite into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China's Shanxi Province at 7:52 a.m. Thursday (Beijing Time).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/28 8:57:22

Hibernating animals lend clues to obesity treatment: study

Why some animals are as fit as ever when they reemerge from their hibernations? The answer to that may help us tackle obesity.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/27 15:10:21

Chinese astronomers discover dark matter-deficient dwarf galaxies

Chinese astronomers have discovered a special population of dwarf galaxies that mainly consist of baryons with radii of up to tens of thousands of light-years, where they are expected to ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/26 14:28:35

China's Chang'e-4 mission team awarded Team Gold Medal by UK's Royal Aeronautical Society

China's Chang'e-4 mission team on Monday received the only Team Gold Medal of the year awarded by Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) of the United Kingdom at its annual award ceremony ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/26 8:57:08

Upholding spirit of multilateralism in Int'l space cooperation

Fifty years ago, astronaut and moonwalker Neil Armstrong described the outer space from another perspective: "It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I ...
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/24 10:23:26

China sends two BeiDou satellites

China sent two satellites of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 8:55 a.m. Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/23 17:26:59

Chinese scientific researchers gain more global recognition

Chinese scientists and social scientists exceeded those from the UK in terms of citations, coming second in the list of 2019 Highly Cited Researchers following the US, which Chinese researchers ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/20 20:23:40

Successful satellite tests to allow 'Hongyun speed' by 2020

The demonstration system for China's Hongyun Project, a low-orbit broadband communication satellite system, will become operational at the beginning of 2020, making substantial progress toward the eventual goal of providing ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 19:43:40

China extends lead in quantity of Top500 supercomputers

China extended its dominance in a list of the world's fastest supercomputers by the number of systems, according to a semi-annual ranking of the Top500 published Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 7:57:57