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China seeks to destabilize American technological supremacy by buying out U.S. tech companies and stealing trade secrets. (Image: Mikel Davis / Vision Times)

How China Plans to Dominate American Tech

The United States has dominated the world over the past few decades largely because of its technological prowess. But China, the emerging power, seeks to destabilize American technological supremacy by buying out U.S. tech companies and stealing trade secrets.

An artist’s impression of the binary system Swift J0243.6+6124. A binary system with a neutron star in a 27-day orbit and a more massive, rapidly-rotating donor star. The rapid rotation of the donor star throws off a disk of material around the stellar equator. As the neutron star passes through the disk during its orbit, it picks up some of this outflowing gas, which then spirals in toward the neutron star in an accretion disk. (Image: ICRAR / University of Amsterdam)

Neutron Star Jets Shoot Down Theory

Astronomers have detected radio jets belonging to a neutron star with a strong magnetic field — something not predicted by current theory, according to a new study published in Nature. The team, led by researchers at the University of Amsterdam, observed…

A traveler meets a Taoist priest  who uses a dream to show him the truth. (Image: via  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Dreaming of Golden Millet

During the reign of Emperor Xuanzong (712-756) of the Tang Dynasty, there was a poor scholar by the surname of Lu who passed by Hantan, a city in Hebei Province. He stayed the night at an inn and met a…

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How China Plans to Dominate American Tech

The United States has dominated the world over the past few decades largely because of its technological prowess. But China, the emerging power, seeks to destabilize American technological supremacy by…

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Neutron Star Jets Shoot Down Theory

Astronomers have detected radio jets belonging to a neutron star with a strong magnetic field — something not predicted by current theory, according to a new study published in Nature. The…

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Dreaming of Golden Millet

During the reign of Emperor Xuanzong (712-756) of the Tang Dynasty, there was a poor scholar by the surname of Lu who passed by Hantan, a city in Hebei Province.…

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After the Cold War, Is It Time for Space War?

Russia is developing a wide range of satellites to strengthen its military dominance — everything from a model capable of recording objects on the ground as small as 12 inches wide…

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Russia and China Attempting to Militarize Space

During the ongoing UN Disarmament Conference, the United States plans on bringing global attention to Russian and Chinese attempts to militarize space. The conference is scheduled to run for five…

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Honesty Creates a Prime Minister

Yan Shu of the Northern Song Dynasty could write essays when he was just 7 years old. The local officials called him a child prodigy. At the time, the Emperor tested…

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Voyager 2 Inching Toward Interstellar Space

In 1977, U.S. space agency NASA launched Voyager 2 into space to explore the vastness of our universe. Now, about four decades later, the probe is reportedly nearing interstellar space.

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SingularityNET: The Next Step in AI Evolution

The AI industry is largely a monopoly of a few tech giants. SingularityNET seeks to disrupt it by providing a decentralized marketplace that would allow AI developers from across the…

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Saudi Arabia Grants Citizenship to a Robot

In 2017, Saudi Arabia granted citizenship to a robot by the name of Sophia. While the incident triggered thousands of jokes about the Middle Eastern country, given that women still…

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Craftsman Builds Mechanical Makeup Table for the Queen

Modern people believe living conditions in ancient times were very primitive. However, ancient Chinese science and technology was quite advanced. Papermaking, gunpowder, and the compass were all invented in China.…