Prof. WANG Yifang, director of China's Institute of High Energy Physics and a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Prof. Kam-Biu Luk, a physicist from the University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, won the Future Science Prize in physical sciences for their experimental discovery of a new type of neutrino oscillation. The award ceremony was held in Beijing on Nov. 17.
Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Institute of Physical and Chemical Research attended the third CAS-RIKEN Young Scientists Seminar held in the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology on Nov. 4.
Dark Matter Day, a worldwide festival to celebrate the search for an as-yet-undetectable form of matter that could make up the bulk of the known universe, substance was celebrated in China at the China Science & Technology Museum on October 31. Over 300 science lovers from middle schools, universities and research institutes across Beijing joined the event, which was also broadcast live to more than four thousand ...
Prof. ZHU Jianqiang from Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences was elected as one of the 94 new fellows of The Optical Society of America(OSA) last week. Fellows are selected based on several factors, including contributions to education, research, engineering, business and the community.
Dubbed "China's cradle of modern astronomy", the Purple Mountain Observatory in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province, is the first modern astronomy research institute to be established by Chinese scientists. In 1928, the Institute of Astronomy was set up, before changing its name to the Purple Mountain Observatory in 1950.
Chinese, Australian and U.S. scientists used the world's fastest supercomputer Summit to process simulated observations of the early universe ahead of the construction of the radio telescope to be built in Western Australia and South Africa.
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