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[Nature]Chinese satellite is one giant step for the quantum internet

Update: China launched the world’s first quantum satellite on 16 August. The Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS) satellite, which lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northern China at 1:40 a.m. local time, successfully entered orbit at an altitude of 500 kilometres.China is poised to launch the world’s first satellite designed to do quantum experiments. A fleet of quantum-enabled craft is likely to follow.

Weidemüller Wins First Hefei Friendship Award

It`s the first year to Hefei Friendship Award for "foreign experts who have made outstanding contributions to Hefei's economic and social progress". Ten foreign experts won this prestigious award and the best winner, Prof.Matthias Weidemüller was nominated on the recommendation of University of Science and Technology(USTC). To give the honor to Prof. Matthias Weidemüller, on April 19th morning, the award ceremony was held in in USTC, co-organized by USTC and the Hefei administration.