China's top quantum tech center founded in Hefei

2014-01-15 21:02:28

The CAS Center for Excellence Quantum Information and Quantum Physics was founded in Hefei, Anhui province, on Wednesday.

China's moon rover performs first lunar probe

2014-01-15 03:32:55

China's moon rover "Yutu", or Jade Rabbit, completed its first scientific exploration of lunar soil on Tuesday, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) said.

Li: China's tech innovation a priority

2014-01-14 00:54:35

China will break constraints in its institutional mechanisms to facilitate technological innovation and have it play a greater role in future development, Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday.

Ground control to Major Tang

2014-01-13 00:26:13

If everything goes well, the first private astronauts from China may journey to space before the end of the year.

Superconductivity era will speed up changes

2014-01-11 02:47:38

There is no doubting the contribution made to everyday life by semiconductors, used mainly as components for radio receivers, televisions and cell phones, over the last 50 years or so.

New system acts as catalyst for progress

2014-01-11 01:53:01

China's industrial upgrades have placed new demands on science and technology. And so it's no surprise that the assessment of achievements in those fields would change.

Top scientists awarded $826,000

2014-01-11 01:13:28

Two scientists, nuclear weapons expert Cheng Kaijia and physical chemist Zhang Cunhao, won China's top science award on Friday for their outstanding contributions to scientific and technological innovation.

Eight foreign scientists win Chinese sci-tech awards

2014-01-10 23:53:24

Eight foreign scientists were honored by the Chinese government in its international sci-tech cooperation awards on Friday.

Q+A: Herbert Jaeckle

2014-01-10 19:56:29

Herbert Jaeckle, German, vice-president of the Max Planck Society. He has been promoting cooperation with China since the 1980s and made a major contribution to the establishment of the CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology.

Prize-winning chemist heads science foundation

2014-01-10 19:47:39

Zhang Cunhao, born in 1928 in Tianjin, is a renowned chemist, former president of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the Third World Academy of Science.

Profile: G.A. Zherebtsov

2014-01-10 19:41:15

G.A. Zherebtsov, Russian, born in 1938, is one of the founders of space weather sciences in Russia.

Founder of China's nuclear science receives award

2014-01-10 19:35:48

Cheng Kaijia, born in 1918 in Jiangsu province, is a famous physicist and founder of China's nuclear science and technology.