The new facility will allow transmissions to be sent to submarines deep under the sea. Photo: Handout

China’s new antenna is five times the size of New York City, but some fear it could be a cancer risk

  • Work to build facility was 13 years in the making, but some researchers have expressed concern about exposure to extremely low frequency waves
  • Project WEM will be able to communicate with submarines under the water, reducing need for them to surface
Topic |   China science

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The new facility will allow transmissions to be sent to submarines deep under the sea. Photo: Handout
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