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chinaWithout SpaceX China would have caught up to NASA in 2030 with Long March 9 matching SLS block 2

By 2030, China wants to build the Long March-9 rocket to carry 140 tonnes into low-Earth orbit. This will be almost as powerful as a SpaceX Falcon BFR. China’s Long March-9 would have a core stage measuring 10 meters (33 …

chinaChina’s cities are shaping China and impacting the World

In 2014, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said that two significant forces would shape global prosperity in the 21st century: 1. U.S. technological innovation 2. urbanization in China. The Brookings Institute has an updated look at 103 cities in China …

aircraftChina’s 7 aircraft carriers in 2025 compared to the 20 of the USA

China will have 7 aircraft carriers by 2025 and the USA has and will have 20 aircraft carriers. 9 of the US carriers are amphibious assault ships and three of the Chinese ships will also be amphibious assault ships. Only …

chinaChina accidentally bombs a Chinese town with the first stage of a rocket launch

China launched Long March 2C lifted off from Xichang but the first stage fell on land in Niuchang town, part of Fuquan city in Guizhou, according to a video posted on the Chinese social media platform Sina Weibo. China has …

chinaScale of China’s dirty and deadly air and water problems means both nuclear and renewables are needed

China’s anti-air and water pollution plan has 2020 targets: * ‘good-air days’ reach over 80 percent annually * Over 70% of the surface water to be drinkable * around 70 percent of the country’s offshore area water should be of …

chinaHow does China’s claimed handheld laser rifle compare to the US and to reality?

China has created the ZKZM-500 laser assault rifle is classified as being “non-lethal” but produces an energy beam that cannot be seen by the naked eye but can pass through windows and cause the “instant carbonization” of human skin and …

artificial intelligenceGoogle not helping US military with AI but will end up help China’s military AI

Google is choosing to not help the US military with AI but is indirectly helping the Chinese military. Former deputy secretary of defense Bob Work points out * Google opened up an AI center in China * China will be …

chinaChina could be starting its own natural gas fracking revolution

China National Petroleum (CNPC), the largest state-owned producer of oil and natural gas in the China, reportedly plans to nearly double natural gas production from shale sources this year and wants a five-fold increase in such production by 2020. China …

chinaChina’s Official CGI of Super Aircraft carrier that will match US carriers around 2025

China has released CGI imagery of the Type 003 super aircraft carrier with catapult launching for fighters. The Type 003 aircraft carrier is a planned third generation nuclear-powered aircraft carrier design that will displace about 110,000 tons and pretty much …

batteriesChina’s CATL making two giant battery factories with billion dollar funding

Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL) has raised nearly $1 billion to fund new battery plants. China will be making 70 percent of the world’s electric-vehicle batteries by 2021, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). China is already the world’s …