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World's Largest Radio Telescope
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World’s Largest Radio Telescope put into use

Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), nicknamed Tianyan (Eye of Heaven) is the world’s largest radio telescope, measuring 500 meters in diameter. FAST was completed and put into use on Sunday.

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Qigong frauds
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Rise and fall of the QiGong frenzy in China: when superstition and science collide

Qigong frauds: After the fall of the Gang of Four, Qigong represented an opportunity for China to find a cultural identity tested by the disastrous consequences of the Cultural Revolution that erased an entire cultural and relationships system. Looking for its own way to modernization, China took a shortcut to scientific progress by mixing weird science and superstition, with grotesque and devastating consequences in the long run.

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