Opinions

Giancarlo Elia Valori

Apollo 17, 1972. Photo credit: Credit: NASA/Robert Markowitz/Cover Imag via Reuters Connect

A look at the moon

Over the past two decades, with the growing role played by the private sector in the space industry, investors have begun to think seriously about exploiting space in a way that can ensure a return on their investment. Analysis

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft aboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41, Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.  Photo by Joel Kowsky/NASA via CNP/ABACAPRESS.COM

Space exploration and the future exploitation of asteroids

Scientists have been speculating that mankind could unravel the mysteries of interstellar space travel much sooner than previously thought – via wormholes. Analysis

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping in Sochi, 2014. Reuters / Alexei Nikolsky/RIA Novosti/Kremlin

Russia-Ukraine War, China and World Peace

With regard to the recent war clashes, President Xi Jinping deems necessary to jointly safeguard world peace and security. Prof. Valori believes that the current Cold War-style mentality can only undermine this. Analysis

Chinese health minister Chen Zhu interviewed after elected chairman of the Central Committee of the Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party (CPWDP), 2012. Photo: Oriental Image via REUTERS, archive

The other political parties in the People's Republic of China - Part 2

The second article in the series will review the various ways in which the lesser-known, non-communist parties in China have been challenging the regime