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China launches X-ray space telescope to scan Galactic plane for black holes, neutron stars



CHINA June 15, 2017


China successfully launched its first large space telescope on Thursday morning, which will observe the X-ray emissions black holes, pulsars and gamma-ray bursts.  The Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (HXMT), now also known as &#...

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Forget the stratospheric chicken sandwich, China is sending potato seeds and silkworms to the Moon



CHINA June 14, 2017


China is going to send a mini ecosystem containing silkworm eggs and potato seeds to the far side of the Moon on the country's pioneering Chang'e-4 mission, which is due to launch in late 2018. Research teams with Chongqin...

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Huawei restates commitment to the UK, despite election



TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, CHINA , UK June 14, 2017


A Huawei P8 smartphone. Huawei's devices are rapidly growing in popularity around the world. Photo credit - Pixabay   Chinese communications firm Huawei has restated its commitment to the UK in light of the recent, indecisi...

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China’s Mobike to roll into UK market with Manchester bike share move



CHINA June 14, 2017


China’s bicycle sharing company Mobike announced on Tuesday that it will officially roll out in Manchester, the UK's second largest city. 1,000 Mobike smart bicycles will first be deployed in Manchester and in neighbouring ...

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China to launch first space observatory, HXMT, on Thursday



CHINA June 13, 2017


China is set to launch its Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (HXMT) on Thursday from the Jiuquan launch centre in the Gobi Desert. HXMT will be the country's first space observatory and the fourth and final launch of a first ba...

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