Chinese scientists are proposing a space gravitational wave detection project that could either be part of the European Space Agency's eLISA project, or a parallel venture.
The discovery of gravitational waves in the US has encouraged scientists around the world, with China set to accelerate research.
This discovery is due to the efforts of over 1,000 scientists from universities around the United States as well as in 14 other countries.
A compilation of selected remarks by Chinese President Xi Jinping on scientific and technological innovation has been published by the Central Party Literature Press.
News that elusive gravitational waves - tiny ripples in the fabric of space-time caused by violent astronomical events - have been observed for the first time has been hailed in China.
Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, plans to double its fiscal expenditure on science and technology to incubate high-tech startups, seeking a new identity as an international hub of scientific and technological innovation, said government officials.
When Tian Ning was still a student, he started his own business and last November his company, Zhejiang Panshi Information & Technology, was listed on China's stock market, despite upheavals.
In the popular Harry Potter series, the most advanced dark magic, "petrification", is the process of turning people into stone.
China put a new-generation satellite into orbit to support its global navigation and positioning network at 3:29 pm Monday.
The People's Liberation Army has said it is testing its new rocket force with various battlefield scenarios, including extreme weather and strong electronic jamming.
The prehistoric inhabitants of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region allegedly made their women's cosmetics sticks out of cow hearts.