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Digitalization enables Mogao Grottoes in China’s Dunhuang to transcend time and space

Photo shows a 3D model of cave No. 301 of Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, northwest China’s Gansu province, created with digital technologies. (Photo/Website of Digital Dunhuang) By Qiang Yuwen, People’s Daily In the office of culture heritage digitalization research center of Wuhan University in central China’s Hubei province, researcher Huang Xianfeng clicked on the screen of a computer, thus “opening” a mottled wooden gate of a famous UNESCO World Heritage site, the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, northwest China’s Gansu province.

  10 months ago ago
Digitalization enables Mogao Grottoes in China’s Dunhuang to transcend time and space

TRAVEL

COP 15 to be held in China's Kunming next year

Visitors enjoy a sunset view in Dunhuang, northwest China's Gansu province, Aug. 29. Photo by Wang Binyin/People's Daily Online By Duan Yicheng The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 15) is scheduled to be held between May 17 to 30 the next year in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan province. The goals and methods of, as well as the cooperation on biological diversity, once again become a hotspot international issue. Biological diversity is a broad

  1 year ago ago
COP 15 to be held in China's Kunming next year

TECHNOLOGY

Digital Dunhuang brings cultural relics back to life

Tourists visit the Mogao Grottoes on May 10, the day it reopens. Photo by Wang Binyin/People’s Daily Online By Bi Mengying, People’s Daily A WeChat mini-program offering online tours of China’s Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes has recorded 13.8 million visits since it was launched in late February, according to data by Tencent, China’s internet and technology giant. Jointly developed by Dunhuang Academy China and Tencent, this mini-program has become a “master work” of China’s online tourism. This

  2 years ago ago
Digital Dunhuang brings cultural relics back to life