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  1. News - China Insider - SCIENCE

    China’s next moon mission could be delayed, says senior space programme official

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:28am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Malfunctioning of China's moon rover 'Jade Rabbit' still a mystery China’s next mission into space will not occur this year and may not involve a moon landing, a veteran official with the space programme has said. The time and objectives of the space mission have not been decided yet, Long Lehao, director of the science ...

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    A diet of worms: Chinese volunteers spend 105 days eating creepy crawlies in space experiment

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:37am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... for space missions Three volunteers have chalked up another first for China's space programme. They have spent 105 days living in a sealed test laboratory in Beijing and proved that worms can be the main source of protein during long space missions. The idea of using the animals as one of the main sources of food to sustain astronauts met with resistance in the West after scientists from ...

  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Ancient Scottish fish first to have sex, and sideways too, fossil find shows

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 10:00pm by Reuters

    ... across a single fossil bone in the collections of the University of Technology in Tallinn, Estonia, last year. The research then involved scientists from Australia, Estonia, Britain, Sweden ...

  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Massive undersea scars and mountains revealed by satellite mapping

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 09:15pm by Reuters

    ... aboard the European Space Agency's CryoSat-2 satellite and US space agency Nasa's Jason-1 satellite to capture underwater geological features in unprecedented detail. "The pull ...

  5. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Bright idea for saving energy wins trio Nobel Prize for Physics

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:32pm by DANNY LEE, Reuters, AP, AFP

    ... Danny Lee and Agencies in Stockholm Bright idea for saving energy wins Nobel Prize A visiting professor at Hong Kong's University of Science and Technology and two Japanese scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics yesterday for inventing a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source. Japanese-born US citizen Shuji Nakamura and Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Kids Space Camp lets local youngsters play among the stars

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau Jessie.lau@scmp.com Moon-walking and rocket-building also part of the fun at astronaut camp in United States What I did this summer: I ate ice cream on the moon Fixing a space ... on the role of mission specialist in a space training simulation. But, he added: "If you can, just try- if you try, you can learn new things." Liu and seven other "junior ...

  7. News - China - SCIENCE

    Mainland scientist wins prestigious space science award

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:24pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... government leaders to open up space facilities and technology for civilian use. She spent more than five years lobbying high-ranking officials in the military and various ministries ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com A mainland researcher received the Von Karman Award, one of the most prestigious awards in space science, in Washington, the United States last Friday. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    When problems equate to happiness

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... The Massachusetts Institute of Technology mathematician was in town last week to collect the US$1 million Shaw Prize in mathematics- but there is something far more important: "I hope to live long ...

  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Invisibility cloak for real, and you can make one for under U$100 at home

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:20am by Reuters

    ... a technology that seems to have sprung from the pages of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter fantasy series. Cloaking is the process by which an object becomes hidden from view, while everything else ...

  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Ozone layer showing first signs of recovery, UN study says

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:49am by AP

    ... layer, Newman said. The report said rising levels of carbon dioxide and other gases cool the upper stratosphere, which increases ozone. Massachusetts Institute of Technology atmospheric scientist ... and is unlikely to cause many problems. It has been several years since earth has had a solar storm of this size coming from sunspots in the middle of the sun, said Tom Berger, director of the Space ...




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