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By Christine Yi Lai Luk

ISBN-10: 3319180924

ISBN-13: 9783319180922

This booklet provides a concise historical past of biophysics in modern China, from approximately 1949 to 1976. It outlines how a technological know-how forte developed from an ambiguous and amorphous box right into a fully-fledged educational self-discipline within the socio-institutional contexts of up to date China. The booklet relates how, whereas before everything which includes mobilephone biologists, the chinese language biophysics neighborhood redirected their disciplinary priorities towards rocket technological know-how within the past due Nineteen Fifties to deal with the nationwide pursuits of the time. Biophysicists who had labored on organic sounding rockets have been interested in the army region and persisted 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 past due Nineteen Fifties and early Nineteen Sixties, chinese language biophysicists additionally created learn and academic courses surrounding biophysics by way of exploiting the institutional possibilities afforded by way of the coverage emphasis on science's position to force modernization. The e-book explores and demonstrates the collective achievements and struggles of chinese language biophysicists in development their clinical discipline.

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