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A Rabbit in Trouble

February 4, 2014

In mid-December the Chinese successfully landed the Chang’e 3 (‘Moon Goddess’) spacecraft on the Moon, becoming the first lunar soft landing since 1976. Its 140kg lunar rover passenger is...Read More

Artist impression of a star system

Year of the Horse

February 4, 2014

We have entered the Chinese Year of the Horse, which in 2014-15 has 383 days (31 Jan 2014 to 17 Feb 2015). Chinese months always start at New Moon, and each year also begins on a New Moon, so...Read More