Ng Tze-Chuen

Hong Kong robot reveals mysterious yellow orbs at ancient Mexican temple

More than 30 researchers are involved in the excavation at the Temple of the Feathered Serpent at Teotihuacan, 40 kilometres northeast of Mexico City. Photo: SMP

Under the Temple of the Feathered Serpent in Mexico lay a tunnel not seen by people in more than 1,800 years. Damp, dark, filled with debris, and deliberately sealed by its creators, the passageway was thought to house the remains of the rulers of the ancient city of Teotihuacan

Monday, 20 May, 2013, 10:19pm 1 comment

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

The ExoMars rover will be sent to space in 2018 to gather samples that may offer more clues on whether life could be sustainable on Mars. Photo: AOES Medialab/M. Thiebaut

New tools Dr Ng Tze-chuen has designed have been accepted and more are being considered for the ExoMars rover mission scheduled for 2018, a joint project of the European Space Agency and Russia's federal space agency Roscosmos.

2 Apr 2013 - 10:21am

A dentist in space

A tool designed by a Hong Kong dentist will travel to the deep, dark craters of the moon to search for water.

29 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Dentist's invention will seek water on the moon

A tool designed by a Hong Kong dentist will travel to the deep, dark craters of the moon with the European Space Agency to search for water.

20 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Dentist plans to unlock secrets of Mexican pyramid

A Hong Kong dentist known for his passion for scientific exploration has been invited to help design a robot to examine a secret tunnel deep in a 1,800-year-old Mexican pyramid.

10 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Why a space scientist docked with the Russians

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 a decade, their space research community is far more open and easier to deal with than Nasa.

22 Jul 2007 - 12:00am