China's Chang'e-4 probe has landed on the South Pole-Aitken (SPA) Basin on the far side of the moon, regarded as a virgin territory by scientists expecting important discoveries.
The landing of the Chinese lunar probe, Chang'e-4, on the dark side of the moon is a "great achievement" that will allow more progress in the future, a Spanish aerospace expert said.
What will happen to the industry in 2019? Here are some of the most eye-catching aviation stories that could be expected this year.
Southeast University in eastern China's Jiangsu Province said Thursday that a team has begun to research 6G mobile networks.
President Xi Jinping has called on the country's historians to improve their research and innovation to better summarize historical experience, reveal patterns and grasp the trend of history.
Scientists who helped guide the Chang’e 4 probe’s soft landing on the moon’s far side celebrate the historic event at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center on Thursday.
China has chosen the name "Yutu-2", or Jade Rabbit-2, for its new moon rover, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced late Thursday.
China's lunar rover, Yutu-2, or Jade Rabbit-2, left the first ever "footprint" from a human spacecraft on the far side of the moon late at night on Thursday, after it separated from the lander smoothly.
No wind blows and no rain falls there. Only crashing meteorites occasionally disrupt the stillness. The desolate landscape on the far side of the moon - never visible from Earth - has waited billions of years to see the first-ever soft landing of a visitor from Earth.
The shrinking population size of eastern lowland gorillas has led to an increase of harmful mutations among this endangered species over the past several decades, according to the study published in the journal Current Biology.
This year, the much-hyped rollout of the fifth generation of cellular networks is set to hit Europe, and it promises to revolutionize the speed and efficiency of mobile technology.
Researchers from the University of Texas at Arlington in the U.S. have recently discovered a new species of snake in the belly of a Central American coral snake from 40 years ago.
China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe has successfully soft-landed on the far side of the Moon, a great feat in humanity's lunar exploration.
Remnants of a tsunami that occurred 1,000 years ago on the shorelines of the island of Nan'ao, in the waters of southern China's Guangdong Province, have attracted archeological interest with the discovery of a large amount of porcelain debris.
Over about 12 dramatic minutes, China's Chang'e-4 probe descended and softly touched down on a crater on the far side of the moon on Thursday.
Chinese private firm iSpace said it will complete its first orbital rocket launch in the first half of 2019.
Lu Dongfu, general manager of China Railway Corp, said there are plans to apply the automatic train operation (ATO) system to high-speed trains on the Beijing-Zhangjiakou railway line, the world’s first such application.
China's Chang'e-4 probe touched down on the far side of the moon Thursday, becoming the first spacecraft soft-landing on the moon's uncharted side never visible from Earth.
Guangzhou, capital of the Guangdong province, took the lead in scientific and technological innovation on the mainland in 2018, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Commerce.
Schools in Guizhou province and the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region are using "smart uniforms" embedded with GPS trackers to make sure students do not skip class and to assure parents of their children's attendance and safety.
China's high-speed rail service is the world's leader as the era of automated high-speed trains approaches, with its core technologies and products all domestically made, said Lu Dongfu, general manager of China Railway Corp, on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology launched a draft on Wednesday to promote the development of lithium-ion batteries, which industry insiders said is part of the nation's accelerated effort to boost the new energy sector.
Today, cities are home to 55 percent of the world's population. By 2050, the number is expected to reach 68 percent－that is, 2.5 billion more people would be living in cities. Among countries with the fastest pace of urbanization, China will have another 255 million urban dwellers by 2050.
EST (0533 GMT) on New Year's Day, as it approached Ultima Thule within 2,200 miles (about 3,540 km) of the surface at a velocity of 31,500 miles (about 50,694 km) per hour.
Scientists from University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) on the western U.S. coast have invented a wireless controlled neurostimulator that could provide fine-tuned treatments to patients with diseases like epilepsy and Parkinson's.
DAMO Academy, e-commerce giant Alibaba's in-house technology and science research arm, released its view on the top 10 technology trends for 2019 on Tuesday. It said artificial intelligence would continue to be the hottest sector with more comprehensive application expected.
An Israeli research found that the evening-primrose flowers distribute the flower pollen and raise the concentration of sugar in their nectar within three minutes of "hearing" the sound of bees and moths.
Though internet-enabled cameras are gaining in popularity, concerns are growing about personal safety risks and public security threats, a new report said.
Visitors learn about the city big data management system at the Huawei stand during the Fourth China Smart City International Expo 2018 in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, on Aug 21, 2018.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft performed the farthest flyby in history as it approached the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule on Tuesday.