China science, technology news summary -- Jan. 13

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BEIJING, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China.


China completed commissioning of the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope on Saturday, putting it into formal operation after a productive three-year trial.

The telescope will gradually open to astronomers around the globe, providing them with a powerful tool to uncover the mysteries surrounding the genesis and evolutions of the universe.


Lists of China's and the world's top 10 sci-tech news events, jointly selected by the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, were announced Saturday in Beijing.

The 10 major China's scientific and technological news events included the first-ever soft landing on the moon's far side by Chang'e-4 probe, the discovery of the largest ever stellar black hole by Chinese astronomers, as well as the successful in-orbit tests of the country's first space-based gravitational wave detection experiment satellite Taiji-1.


China's first total hip replacement surgery assisted by a domestic robot was completed at the Beijing Jishuitan Hospital this week.

The robot-assisted surgery carried out by the hospital's surgeon Zhou Yixin in Beijing, replaced a patient's total hip joint by making technological breakthroughs in selecting the most suitable individualized position of the prosthesis for the patient and controlled the implanting deviation angle by less than one degree. Enditem

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