A team of scientists from major national space projects arrived in Hong Kong on Tuesday (June 22) for a five-day visit and exchange activities. Answering a question from DotDotNews, Hu Hao, chief designer of China's third-phase lunar exploration project said that China has always been an advocate of the peaceful use of outer space.
Xie Jun, deputy chief designer of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), shared his experience with more than 100 students, scientific researchers and scholars. He is also the chief designer of the system's third-generation satellite.
Testing of COVID-19 virus in the sewage is one of the key techniques to detect and fight the virus. The sewage monitoring system developed by a cross-disciplinary research team led by Professor Tong Zhang at the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) has identified more than 50 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city so far.
China's inactivated vaccines against COVID-19 are exceptionally agile at tackling emerging variants and domestic vaccine manufacturers are fully prepared to update their shots, health experts and drugmakers have said.
Hu Hao, chief designer of China's third-phase lunar exploration program, shared on Wednesday (June 23) afternoon his experience with over 100 young students, scientific researchers and scholars at the University of Hong Kong.
On Tuesday, a delegation of the nation's top-level aerospace scientists and engineers arrived in the city. Qi's lecture is the first public event of the exchange visit. Qi Faren, first chief designer of the country's Shenzhou manned spacecraft, gave aerospace enthusiasts a face-to-face talk at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on Wednesday (June 23).
A team of national aerospace scientists has arrived in Hong Kong on Tuesday (June 22) afternoon, and some of them are set to give lectures at the Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the University of Hong Kong on Wednesday and Thursday.
Dozens of baby squid from Hawaii are in space for study.
The baby Hawaiian bobtail squid were raised at the University of Hawaii's Kewalo Marine Laboratory and were blasted into space earlier this month on a SpaceX resupply mission to the International Space Station.
What are the requirements for the selection of astronauts in Hong Kong? When will HK people be able to enter the Chinese space station? Zhou Jianping, chief designer of the Chinese manned space program, said in an interview with DotDotNews that HK astronauts definitely have a chance to participate in manned space activities.
With the spread of COVID-19 worldwide, the public have given much attention to the research of virus. In cooperation with Zhiwei Chen, Professor of Microbiology and Director of the AIDS Institute at HKU, DotDotNews explores more details about virus in this episode of Met A Medic.