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WEEKLY REVIEW (January  6 - January 12)

Source: Science and Technology Daily | 2022-01-13 09:24:25 | Author: LU Zijian

    

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   World's Most Advanced Floating Pile Driver Delivered

    With a pile frame of 142m, the first of its kind in the world, the pile -driving barge is delivered in Jiangsu province on January 7. The floating pile driver also has the world's largest pile-lifting capacity, longest pile -driving length and strongest resilience against wind and wave.

    Taikonauts Complete First Rendezvous and Docking with Manual Teleoperation Equipment

    Shenzhou -13 astronauts in Tianhe core module completed the manual rendezvous and docking experiment with the Tianzhou-2 cargo craft on January 8, said China Manned Space Agency. It was also the first time that Chinese astronauts used manual teleoperation equipment to conduct such operation.

    Yutu -2 Travels over 1,000 Meters on Far Side of Moon

    Three years since the landing of China's Chang'e -4 probe on the moon, the rover Yutu -2 has traveled 1,003.9 meters on the far side of the moon, as of midnight on January 6, according to the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration.

    Genomic Footprints of Sorghum Domestication and Breeding Selection Unveiled

    Based on a population genomics study of a collection of 445 sorghum accessions all over the world, Chinese scientists found out that there were frequent genetic exchanges among various subpopulations despite that they are relatively independent from each other.

    New Discovery by the China Sky Eye

    Using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), scientists have obtained accurate magnetic field strength in molecular cloud, a region of the interstellar medium that seems ready to form stars. This discovery has been able to challenge classical theories on star formation. The study was published in Nature on January 6.

Editor: 汤哲枭

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