More ASIPP scientists and engineers are working on site of ITER now. On October 4th, 10 technicians from ASIPP joined 9 engineers who arrived earlier in France. Now the two groups are working on the ITER coil, feeder components and joint assembly, measurement and certification work.
Union in Chinese Culture From the very ancient time, China has a great many of poetry using Moon as a metaphor for emotion expressing, like missing of home. And Moon also be an important part of Chinese culture, especially of traditional festivals. The famous Mid-autumn Festival is one of them, which comes on 15th day of the Chinese lunar 8th month usually in autumn a harvest season and when the full and bright moon is hanging in the sky as well. This is why “moon” and “harvest” are the two key words for Mid-autumn Festival.
A special potluck party was held on Sept 17 on science island to greet the upcoming traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month. Organized by the international collaboration division of HFIPS, it invited students and post doctors bringing food of their own country to share on the party.
Today is national teachers’ day. No matter where we are in life, a teacher influenced us. HFIPS is also where the Science Island Branch of Graduate School, USTC located. It offers program including Physics, Chemistry, Life Science, Engineering Science, information technology, etc. for graduated students. All the graduates and PhD students will have a lab research work at HFIPS from the second year after a one-year study of general and basic course at USTC. After gaining all the credits ang meeting requirements, the students will earn degree from the USTC.
On sept. 7, researchers saw another Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-5 02, launched in Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, Shanxi province. It’s a hyperspectral imaging satellite, capable of monitoring air pollution.