There are only three major parts of the globe that are substantially covered with ice and snow all year round. The Arctic, the Antarctic, and the least well known, the Greater Himalayas, or “the abode of the snows” in Sanskrit. This majestic arc of mountains, which rims the Tibetan Plateau, begins in Inner Asia with the Tian Shan Range, becomes the Hindu Kush in northern Afghanistan, joins with the Karakorum in ...
Chinese government has renewed and strengthened its leadership policy of scientific research programs, which observers say is an essential move to increase the country's innovative capacity.
China is to launch its fourth orbiter into space as a part of its indigenous satellite navigation and positioning network known as Beidou, or Compass system.
The European Space Agency (ESA) supports China's inclusion in the International Space Station (ISS) partnership, the agency's director -general Jean-Jacques Dordain said on Monday.
China's state-of-the-art research ship used to explore for oceanic mineral resources, Dayang Yihao, or Ocean One, berthed at Qingdao port Friday morning after completing its 21st expedition.
President Hu Jintao has called for the creation of a more competitive and innovative workforce in the country, with the focus on training more top-notch specialists.
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