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Chinese Experiment Reaches Space Station in Historic First

Chinese Experiment Reaches Space Station in Historic First

A Chinese experiment is now on the International Space Station (ISS), having reached the orbiting lab Monday (June 5) aboard a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft. The experiment will be installed on the U.S. side of...

Life Inside a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine

Life Inside a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine

The town itself is so high up in the mountains that you have to bring your own cans of oxygen. Mobile phone signals frequently disappear around the mountains and valleys that surround the township....

China just built a solar power array that looks like a panda

China just built a solar power array that looks like a panda

A Chinese solar power company has just completed the first phase of an ingenious PR stunt: building a 100MW solar power plant in the shape of a panda bear. According to a release from...

China’s Electric Taxi Plan is a Logistical Nightmare

China’s Electric Taxi Plan is a Logistical Nightmare

China has a plan to reduce pollution in Beijing: it’s going to replace all 67,000 gas-powered taxis with electric models, a plan expected to cost operators around nine billion yuan ($1.3 billion). The problem...

China Claims It Developed “Quantum” Radar To See Stealth Planes

China Claims It Developed “Quantum” Radar To See Stealth Planes

Beijing’s state media has made the bold claim that a Chinese defense contractor successfully developed the world’s first quantum radar system. The radar can allegedly detect objects at range of up to 62 miles. If true,...

China Creates National Lab to Lead World in Brain-Like Artificial Intelligence

China Creates National Lab to Lead World in Brain-Like Artificial Intelligence

China’s first national laboratory for brain-like artificial intelligence (AI) technology was inaugurated Saturday to pool the country’s top research talent and boost the technology. China’s rapid rise up the ranks of AI research has...

China Takes Giant Step Toward Launching Its Space Station –“Will It Replace the ISS When Its Retired in 2024?”

China Takes Giant Step Toward Launching Its Space Station –“Will It Replace the ISS When Its Retired in 2024?”

The core of China’s space station module is scheduled to head out into space in 2018 which will be lifted by the most powerful Chinese rocket, the Long March 5. This dock will be...

Why China is building islands in the South China Sea

Why China is building islands in the South China Sea

According to a report, China “is building substantial new islands on five different reefs.” China claims they aren’t military bases, but their actions say otherwise.