Chinese Gravitational Wave Program

Following the LIGO gravitational wave announcement, China has announced its plan to perform similar tests over much greater distances in space.

“On 5 March, the Chinese central govern­ment released a draft list of 100 strategic projects that will be emphasized in the country’s next five-year plan, which includes “a new generation of heavy launch vehicles, satellites, space platforms and new payload” and a “deep-space station”.” [read more…]

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Resources:

http://www.nature.com/news/chinese-gravitational-wave-hunt-hits-crunch-time-1.19520

http://www.newschinamag.com/magazine/cas-publicizes-gw-plan