China's first dark matter particles explorer has transmitted data back to earth from its first orbit. The explorer Wu Kong was launched a week ago from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.
China has made a huge leap forward in space science research, successfully launching its first dark matter satellite into orbit. The craft is set to shine a light on the most mysterious and unknown of space phenomenons.
China has launched its first explorer satellite to study dark matter. Dark matter is an invisible material believed to have made up over 95 percent of the universe's mass.
China is scheduled to launch a Dark Matter Particle Explorer Satellite at the end of this year.
A Chinese team has won the Breakthrough of the Year, a physics award, in the United States, for their discovery of the third type of neutrino oscillation.
The Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP) released real-time photos taken every half an hour by cameras installed at the 325-meter high meteorological observation tower to the public starting from October 2015.
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