Download e-book for kindle: A History of Biophysics in Contemporary China by Christine Yi Lai Luk

By Christine Yi Lai Luk

This booklet offers a concise historical past of biophysics in modern China, from approximately 1949 to 1976. It outlines how a technology forte developed from an ambiguous and amorphous box right into a fully-fledged educational self-discipline within the socio-institutional contexts of latest China. The ebook relates how, whereas before everything along with mobilephone biologists, the chinese language biophysics group redirected their disciplinary priorities towards rocket technological know-how within the past due Nineteen Fifties to house the nationwide pursuits of the time. Biophysicists who had labored on organic sounding rockets have been attracted to the army area and endured to give a contribution to human spaceflight in post-Mao China. along with the rocket-and-space missions which supplied the fabric context for biophysics to extend within the overdue Fifties and early Sixties, chinese language biophysicists additionally created examine and academic courses surrounding biophysics through exploiting the institutional possibilities afforded via the coverage emphasis on science's function to force modernization. The publication explores and demonstrates the collective achievements and struggles of chinese language biophysicists in construction their clinical discipline.

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