The Zhu Rong Mars Rover, pictured next to the landing platform, on the surface of the red planet.
Photo: EPA-EFE
The Zhu Rong Mars Rover, pictured next to the landing platform, on the surface of the red planet. Photo: EPA-EFE

China science 2021 round-up: breakthroughs in space, hypersonic weapons, nuclear power and more

  • The biggest talking points range from the country’s first space station taking shape in orbit to evidence of a previously lost civilisation coming to light
  • Elsewhere, a possible breakthrough in hypersonic flight grabbed the world’s attention while nuclear researchers announced a series of ambitious projects

Topic |   China science
The Zhu Rong Mars Rover, pictured next to the landing platform, on the surface of the red planet.
Photo: EPA-EFE
The Zhu Rong Mars Rover, pictured next to the landing platform, on the surface of the red planet. Photo: EPA-EFE
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