Spinning Water Droplets That Seemingly Defy Physics – Video – NYTimes.com

Chinese researchers have discovered a new way to make water droplets spin, creating a potential new kind of hydropower.

From a Space Station in Argentina, China Expands Its Reach in Latin America – The New York Times

Our correspondent went to the deserts of Patagonia to examine how China secured its new base, a symbol of its growing clout in the region.