Top Researchers Promote Science in Tibet[Apr 27, 2017]
Chinese scientists will deliver about 30 lectures to teenagers in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region to raise enthusiasm for the study of science. The Chinese Academy of Sciences lecture tour includes talks on biology, botany, electromagnetism, geophysics and medicine, and targets students of all ages.
China's human-like robot, named Jia Jia, did a live "interview" with Kevin Kelly, a famous U.S. journalist and technology observer, on Monday. The interview was hailed by scientific experts as "having symbolic significance" as it is the world's first interactive conversation between an "artificial intelligence (AI) reporter" and a human being.
National Space Day Aims to Inspire the Next Generation[Apr 24, 2017]
On April 24, 2016, the country celebrated its first National Space Day. Last year also marked the 60th anniversary of the creation of China's aerospace industry with the inauguration of the Fifth Academy of the Ministry of National Defence on October 8, 1956. The Academy was tasked with developing rocket propulsion and missiles for military purposes.
A monument was set up in the Eosimiid fossil site in Mianchi County of central China's Henan Province on Wednesday. Research has shown that remote ancestors of humans may have lived at the site 45 million years ago, according to the publicity department of Sanmenxia City, which administrates Mianchi County.
The high-tech development zones and the advanced technology research centers in east China's Anhui Province provide a variety of innovative technologies that can represent leaps in the fields of medicine, education, agriculture, communication and others.
China Launched First Cargo Spacecraft Tianzhou-I[Apr 20, 2017]
China launched Tianzhou-I, the first cargo spacecraft domestically, from Wenchang Launch Center in Hainan Province at 19:41 on 20th April, 2017. Launched by Long March-7 Y2 carrier rocket, Tianzhou-I will work in orbit for about half a year.
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