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China’s Lunar Resarch

17 January 2022

China’s scientists made a breakthrough in simulating the low-gravity environment on the moon. This research was inspired by Andre Geim’s experimental to levitate a frog with a magnet. Geim was well-known for saying science should “first makes people laugh, and then think”.

This research is part of China’s plan to Next, China wants to land astronauts on the moon by 2030, and to set up a joint lunar research base with Russia.

Space diplomacy may require some new rules for lunar activities.

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