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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - EXPLORATION

    Egyptian crisis thwarts inventor Ng Tze-chuen's pyramid robot mission

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... in the elaborate project, Hong Kong dentist and inventor Dr Ng Tze-chuen, is holding out for the end of the trouble and the realisation of a longstanding dream. "I've been working on this for 11 years, even longer than Howard Carter, who discovered King Tutankhamun. We deserve to unlock the mystery of the second door," Ng says. Mystery has surrounded the pyramid since British ...

  2. Comment - Blogs - SPACE TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong dentist helps Europe's search for life on Mars again

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... again to dig his tools into Mars Failure is very much an option when you're involved in space exploration. Just ask Dr Ng Tze-chuen. Ten years ago he was anticipating planetary sampling ... a Russian probe carrying tools Ng designed to Phobos, one of the planet's moons, veered disastrously off course. Now, at the age of 60, the Hong Kong dentist is hoping it will be third time ...

  3. Why a space scientist docked with the Russians

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Since 9/11 the Americans have been wary of Chinese scientists, and Nasa turned its back on Hong Kong's Ng Tze-chuen, writes Alex Lo Russia, according to the world media, is returning to its authoritarian roots and turning its back on the liberal west, especially the United States. But for Ng Tze-chuen, who has been working with the Russians on space missions for over ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Hong Kong robot reveals mysterious yellow orbs at ancient Mexican temple

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... involved in the project put together by a team that included Hong Kong dentist and science enthusiast Dr Ng Tze-chuen. Ng has previously helped design robots used to explore a secret chamber ... dentist, contributed about US$10,000 to the project through his work, Gomez Chavez said. The entire excavation project is budgeted at about 8 million Mexican pesos (HK$5 million). "Tze-chuen ...

  5. A dentist in space

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi A tool designed by a Hong Kong dentist will travel to the deep, dark craters of the moon to search for water. The device was designed by Dr Ng Tze-chuen for taking planetary samples. Ng's sampling tools will be attached to a rover of the European Space Agency that will explore the moon's surface. They will scoop up soil samples to see if there is enough water ...

  6. Dentist plans to unlock secrets of Mexican pyramid

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in a 1,800-year-old Mexican pyramid. Ng Tze-chuen, 58, said he was invited by the Mexican government to join the exploration of the Temple of the Feathered Serpent because of his good track record, which ... National Institute of Anthropology and History, invited Ng to aid the investigation of the temple in Teotihuacan in August. A secret tunnel was discovered by chance in 2003 after heavy rain washed ...

  7. Dentist's invention will seek water on the moon

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the sampling device by Dr Ng Tze-chuen was accepted by Kayser-Threde, a German aerospace company contracted by the ESA to create the planetary sampling tools to be attached to a rover that will explore ... into space. ' Ng said: 'I've spent three decades making tools to find life on Mars- or elsewhere in the universe.' The 59-year-old was dressed in a blazer adorned with the insignia ...

  8. Who said it?

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... We should end cross-strait antagonisms, heal the past wounds and work together to achieve the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation President Hu Jintao, at a ceremony in Beijing commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1911 Revolution It's important that we follow our dreams, but not just money Ng Tze-chuen, a Hong Kong dentist with a passion for exploration There's ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, May 11, 2014

    Posted May 11th 2014, 03:19am by AGENCIES

    ... soil-sampling equipment developed by Hong Kong dentist and independent researcher Dr Ng Tze-chuen and engineers from the Polytechnic University. Reuters   Spider genome may generate spin-offs Scientists ...

  10. Scientist confident of HK role in Mars lander

    Posted Aug 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam Hong Kong dentist and micro- sampling expert Ng Tze-chuen is quietly confident Hong Kong will have a part to play in the Mars rover that is being hailed as Europe's ... of the year. 'Hopefully, I can win a place or two for Hong Kong [inventions] on the Mars mission, although it's too early to tell at this stage,' said Dr Ng, a member of the Polytechnic ...




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