Chinese Gigantic Lightning

Chinese Science Bulletin magazine published an article regarding the observation of lightning over the China. This huge lightning appeared in the upper atmosphere in Chinese district Shandong in 2010. The scientists installed the camera with infrared channel, which direction in real time was corrected by the WWLLN (International system of monitoring of electric activity). The scientists succeeded to record the lightning by using this camera. According to researchers, the upper bound of the lightning reached 89 kilometers over the earth, and bottom was at the level of 52 kilometers. Scientists estimated its energy at some million mega joules.

iPhone Mini Could Triple Apple’s Chinese Marketshare

Apple will unveil iPhone mini this summer in China which has low price (approximately 330$),According to Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty iPhone mini would add 20 percent to the current 10 percent of the Chinese market share of iPhone 5. In China the prices of smartphone started to stabilize, and it will open a big market for such a phone. A China consumer buys the iPhone through China Unicom and China Telecom. Apple tried to come to an agreement with China Mobile, but there were some difficulties. At the same time, according to analysts, the China Mobile is the best contributor for iPhone in China market. The lowest price of iPhone mini will be one of the factor to cover this difficulties.

China To Launch Its Manned Spacecraft in June

According to state media reports and the country’s human spaceflight agency China will launch its manned mission to an orbiting space laboratory in mid-June. A Long March 2F rocket will launch three astronauts aboard a Shenzhou 9 capsule for China’s first manned space docking at the mini-space station Tiangong-1. The space lab module has been circling Earth unmanned since its launch last year. China’s Shenzhou 9 mission will mark the fourth human spaceflight for the country, which has been making steady advances since the launch of Chinese astronaut Yang Liwei in 2003 on Shenzhou 5, the country’s first human spaceflight.

China New Communications Satellite Chinasat

A Long March 3B rocket lifted off Saturday (May 26, 2012) and successfully deployed a Chinese military communications satellite bound for an orbit over the equator. The 185-foot-tall launch vehicle, weighing about one million pounds, blasted off at 1556 GMT (11:56 a.m. EDT) Saturday (May 26, 2012) from the Xichang space center in southwest China’s Sichuan province. Launch was at 11:56 p.m. Beijing time. The Long March 3B/E rocket flew with an enhanced first stage and liquid-fueled boosters.

Volkswagen is Working on Hover Car Concept

This Volkswagen hover car is a concept vehicle that is used for personal transportation in the same way a modern car is employed. You must steer it, like you would a normal vehicle, but the only difference is that it’s flying in the air. So far we’ve seen a few of them, in movies that is. But little did we know that Volkswagen is already working on a hover car concept. The German car maker challenged a few of the folks in China to submit their ideas of what the car of the future must look like.

Samsung Electronics is Expected to Show Galaxy S3

Samsung Electronics is expected to show the next flagship Galaxy smartphone at an event in London on May 3. The design of the phone and its hardware specification are still unknown, but the plethora of high-end smartphones launched at Mobile World Congress give some hints. Newcomers like the HTC One X, which has already gone on sale, the Optimus 4X HD and the Huawei Ascend D Quad all have quad-core processors and screens with a 1280-by-720 pixel resolution.

Paleontologists Found Giant Feathered Dinosaurs

A newly described relative of Tyrannosaurus rex is the largest known feathered anima. The feathered meat-eating dinosaur lived about 125 million years ago. This group of dinosaurs is known as the Tyrannosauroids. Tyrannosaurus rex and its gigantic cousins lived until around 65 million years ago. Xing Xu and colleagues from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing have now described three specimens of Yutyrannus, which represents an early example of the Tyrannosauroid form.

LG Begins Mass Production of World First Plastic E-Paper Display

LG Display, a leading manufacturer of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display, announced that it has started mass production of the world’s first plastic electronic paper display (EPD) for use in E-Books. The 6″ XGA (1024×768), e-ink, plastic EPD is expected to revolutionize the E-Book market with its advancements in functionality and design. The world’s first plastic EPD from LG Display offers users a paper-like reading experience with a plastic substrate that is as slim as cell phone protection film, and a flexible design that allows bending at a range of 40 degrees from the center of the screen.

Chinese Fossils May Reveal New Human Species

According to article published in the journal PLoS may be a previously unknown human species have been identified in southern China. The bones, which represent at least five individuals, have been dated to between 11,500 and 14,500 years ago. But scientists are calling them simply the Red Deer Cave people, after one of the sites where they were unearthed. As said study co-leader Darren Curnoe from the University of New South Wales, Australia they are trying to be very careful at this stage about definitely classifying them.

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