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China reaches for the stars

Find out even more about the country's astronomy efforts.
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Although China’s geography and climate do not lend themselves as well to astronomical research as the American Southwest or the Chilean deserts do, the country recently has made a concerted effort to increase its scientific renown and involve its people, money, and resources in celestial pursuits. Below, you’ll find links to the six projects mentioned in Eric Peng’s article “The rise of astronomy in China.”

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