President Xi Jinping visits an exhibition on China's science and technology achievements during the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-15) in Beijing on Friday. He urged Chinese scientists to make China a vanguard of innovation-driven development. [Photo/Xinhua]
The academic ambience of Yang's family had a great influence on her during childhood. "All the guests were learned scholars, and all the stories I listened to were historical anecdotes," Yang says.
柳善皓是中国人吗By Hu Yongqi (China Daily) Updated: 2016-04-13 08:31Scientists such as Ye have been promoting an independent exploration program for the past few years.
He says life today in Beijing is in sharp contrast to the early days, when he had to endure a monotonous life outside work as there were few things to do and places to visit back then."Matching the photon beam with the ground station is like throwing coins in succession from 10,000 meters above the ground, and they must fall into the narrow slot of a moving piggy bank," he said.
The president spent the whole morning at the exhibition, looking through many booths, such as the displays of a smart-plant factory, robot for orthopedic surgery, and super computer, as well as new energy vehicles.Mid-air preparations for a crash landing launched a young flight attendant onto a new career path in nursing. The emergency, due to faulty landing gear, ended high-flying ambitions and saw Sun Xiaolin change jobs to care for those on the ground and not enclosed in a cabin at 10,000 meters.
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Of the academicians at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, more than 50 graduated from Sichuan University.Thanks to her efforts, her bookstore was named one of the Top 10 Inspiring Bookstores of Hubei.