‘Alien’ star provides potential clue about evolution of universe

BY CHINA DAILY Chinese and Japanese scientists have discovered a “chemically peculiar” star in the Milky Way that proves our home galaxy might have grown by shredding and consuming smaller galaxies around it. Scientists believe the technique used for the discovery could help identify more “alien” stars that did not originate in our home galaxy. This allows scientists to better understand the formation and evolution … Continue reading ‘Alien’ star provides potential clue about evolution of universe

Space competition ‘Inevitable’ between China and US

BY SILVI WRITER and GLOBAL TIMES China should be prepared for both cooperation and competition with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), said a Chinese expert on Thursday after NASA photographed China’s new lunar lander on the far side of the moon. The Business Insider reported on Wednesday that a month after China pulled off its historic Chang’e 4 mission, which landed robots on … Continue reading Space competition ‘Inevitable’ between China and US

China ‘Not Yet’ a major space power

BY SILVI WRITER China is not ‘a major space power’ yet, says a leading Chinese rocket expert, who also urges the United States to “be fair-minded and unprejudiced” toward China’s space missions. In a recent interview with the Global Times in Zhuhai, southern China’s Guangdong Province, Yang Yiqiang, the first commander-in-chief of the Long March 11 solid-fuel carrier rockets project, said the US “still takes … Continue reading China ‘Not Yet’ a major space power

Space Race between China and the US???

BY SILVI WRITER China made a huge leap forward in space exploration last week by successfully landing an unmanned probe on the Moon’s far side. On Thursday China landed a robotic spacecraft called Chang’e 4 on the dark side of the Moon in a space exploration world first, touching down at 10.26am local time (2.26am GMT). It became the first country to do so. But … Continue reading Space Race between China and the US???

China’s Space Lab to ‘serve’ Belt & Road

BY GLOBAL TIMES and SILVI WRITER Tiangong-2, China’s first space lab, is likely to serve major national projects, leading scientific research and economic projects, such as the Belt and Road initiative, scientific research on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei integration. Data acquired by China’s Tiangong-2 space lab has assisted more than 70 research projects since it began orbiting in space more than 820 days ago, the Global … Continue reading China’s Space Lab to ‘serve’ Belt & Road