weekly review(october 20-26)
chang'e-5 reveals how moon volcanism takes place
through the samples collected by chang'e -5, researchers from the chinese academy of sciences produced a new model explaining how young lunar volcanism is generated. the study, published in science advances on october 22, could help planetary scientists better understand the moon's thermal and magmatic evolution.
environmental-friendly oil tanker unveils
the 300,000-tons oil tanker new aden, equipped with the second-generation canvas control system, is delivered recently and estimated to reduce oil consumption by about 9.8 percent for one ocean route. the canvas system was developed by chinese researchers and marks a milestone in the development of environmental-friendly oil tanker.
new-gen artificial sun makes breakthrough
china national nuclear corporation announces on october 19 that china's new-generation artificial sun has set a new record domestically with plasma current exceeding one million amperes. the breakthrough marks an important step towards fusion ignition in china's nuclear fusion research and development.
test of vacuum liquid oxygen-methane rocket engine completes
the test of china's largest-thrust vacuum liquid oxygen-methane engine has been met with success, according to the chinese private rocket company landspace on october 20. the engine will be used as the second-stage main engine for the second batch of the company's zq-2 rocket, which can carry a payload of at least 6 tons to low-earth orbit.