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artificial sun;EAST;tokamakTemperature of China's 'Artificial Sun' Reaches New Heights

Nepal;Tribhuvan University;ANSOTU in Governing Board

world's Third Pole;Qinghai-Tibet Plateau;melting glacierScientists Warn of Less Water Supply over Melting Glacier After 2060

Temperature of China's 'Artificial Sun' Reaches New Heights

China's self-designed "artificial sun," a device to harness the energy of fusion, has made an important advance by achieving a temperature of 100 million degrees Celsius in plasma and a heating power of 10 megawatts, media reported, noting the progress could pave the way for developing clean energy through nuclear fusion.

Research News

  • battery;energy;Li-Na;alloy

    Nov 13, 2018

    Traditional Eutectic Alloy Brings New Hope for High Energy Density ...

    A research team led by ZHANG Xinbo from the Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, in collaboration with his colleagues, developed a long-life AM-O2 battery using Li-Na eutectic alloy as novel metal anode for the first time. Their findings provide a guidance for developing other bimetal batteries such as bimetal ion batteries and bimetal-S batteries.

  • defect engineering;nonlinear optics;sulphur; transition metal dichalcogenides;nanofilm

    Nov 05, 2018

    Scientists Uncover Novel Functions of Defect Engineering in Regulat...

    Recently, by means of a modified solvothermal method via a polyelectrolyte-assisted annealing process, researchers in Prof. WANG Jun's group from Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM) reported a direct strategy for the fabrication of wafer-scale 2D MoS2 nanofilms with tunable S vacancies and crystallinity.

  • global warming;carbon dioxide;ENSO

    Nov 12, 2018

    Scientists Identify Mechanism for Global Warming Slowdown in Early ...

    Scientists from the Institute of Atmospheric Physics revealed that the global warming has never stopped in the past hundred years, with maximum rate of change after World War II and almost constant rate during the latest three decades.

Multimedia News

flora;veteran;botanical painter

Flora in Bloom: Meet China's Veteran 79-year-...

Painter ZENG Xiaolian may not represent sunflowers as artistic as Vincent van Gogh once did, but for 60 years, he's been depicting the true beauty of plants by illustrating Chinese botanical publications.

ANSO;Belt and Road

Belt and Road Science Organization Alliance E...

A Belt and Road international science organisations alliance was launched on Sunday in Beijing with the aim of tackling major scientific challenges such as climate change.

Launching Ceremony of Belt and Road int'l Sci...

Prof. Alexander Sergeev, president of Russian Academy of Sciences, delivers a speech at the launching ceremony of the first general assembly of the Alliance of International Science Organizations (ANSO) in the Belt and Road region and the opening of the second international science forum of scientific organizations on the Belt and Road initiative held in Beijing, capital of China, on Nov. 4, 2018.

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