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China’s Chang’e Four lander lastly will get an official location on the moon

China’s Chang’e Four lander lastly will get an official location on...

Detail from panoramic image of the far side of the moon by China's Chang'e 4 lander CNSA China's Chang'e 4 spacecraft did in January what neither Israel's Beresheet nor India's Chandrayaan 2 could manage later in the year by landing softly on the moon in one piece. Most impressive, though, is the fact that the…
China’s lunar rover analyzes ‘weird compound’ discovered in moon crater

China’s lunar rover analyzes ‘weird compound’ discovered in moon crater

An image of the crater where the "gel-like" substance was found. CNSA/CLEP During its last lunar day of exploration, China's moon rover, Yutu-2, stumbled upon a strange, "gel-like" substance in the middle of a crater. Chinese lunar scientists were perplexed but there were suggestions the material was created by a meteor impact which caused melt…
China’s lunar rover finds unusual compound on far side of the moon

China’s lunar rover finds unusual compound on far side of the...

Inside this crater, Yutu-2 detected something pretty darn weird. China National Space Administration China's Yutu-2 rover, launched as part of the Chang'e 4 mission, is the first ever robot to explore the far side of the moon. Since landing in January, it's snapped gorgeous views of the lunar surface and made one unexpected discovery. Now, its…
China’s air pollution is so dangerous it is blocking the daylight from photo voltaic panels

China’s air pollution is so dangerous it is blocking the daylight...

China's air pollution is dimming the sun. Nicolas Asfouri / AFP/Getty Images China touts renewable energy as its future, but new research shows that coal-driven air pollution is hurting the country's progress. Pollution has dimmed the sun to a point that it's affecting the output of solar panels there, a study has found. The research,…
China’s lunar rover delivers bewitching new views of the far aspect of the moon

China’s lunar rover delivers bewitching new views of the far aspect...

The Chang'e 4 lunar lander appears at the top of this image, snapped by the Yutu 2 rover. CNSA Here's your obligatory reminder of an ongoing space triumph: China's Chang'e 4 lunar lander is still illuminating the far side of the moon. Following some epic views of the barren lunar surface delivered upon arrival in January, the…
China’s lunar rover makes sudden discovery on far facet of the moon

China’s lunar rover makes sudden discovery on far facet of the...

The Chang'e 4 lunar lander sits pretty on the moon's far side in this image taken by the Jade Rabbit 2 rover. CNSA As the first mission to successfully land on the far side of the moon, it was almost expected China's Chang'e 4 would make some enchanting discoveries. Analyzing the lunar crust, however, has…
Cotton Seed Sprouts on the Moon’s Far Side in Historic First by China’s Chang’ e 4

Cotton Seed Sprouts on the Moon’s Far Side in Historic First...

Chinese scientists released this image of a cotton plant germinating in its tank on the moon aboard the Chang'e 4 lander. The photograph was taken Jan. 7, 2019. Credit: Chongqing University Before China finished packing up its Chang'e 4 lunar lander to be blasted off on a never-before-accomplished journey to the far side of the…
We invested a day with China’s rock star of AI, whose brand-new book states China’s artificial intelligence supremacy will rule over Americans to ‘technological colonization’ (GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL, MSFT)

We invested a day with China’s rock star of AI, whose...

Machine learning and neural networks have never been sexier. The top experts in artificial intelligence are speaking before thousands, signing book deals and attracting gobs of money. The sector is moving from tech niche to center stage stardom. Take for example Kai-Fu Lee, the noted investor, former president of Google China and AI researcher. On…

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