• Science & Mathematics
      May 2018

      Capture the Invisible

      Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment

      by Wang Yifang

      The Daya Bay Neutrino Experiment, as the first low-energy, low-background, high-precision detector developed in China, is the first attempt of China to study neutrino oscillations. It is the beginning of China’s entry into neutrinos, which is the most important and the “richest” part of basic scientific research. The book focuses on the construction of the Daya Bay neutrino experiment, as well as its scientific and technological achievements. It tells what neutrinos are, what special properties it has, and what the neutrino experiment in the Daya Bay reactor is doing in plain language. The design, development and construction process of the Daya Bay reactor neutrino experimental station are illustrated, and its working principle and major scientific and technological achievements are also expounded. The combination of macro, meso and micro in this book will help to promote the people's in-depth understanding of this large device and improve the scientific literacy of citizens.

    • Science & Mathematics
      January 2019

      Secrets of Animals

      by Young Lion Culture

      Children's curiosity with the world will grow stronger with age, from around 3 years old, all kinds of questions will pop out from their small head time to time. To this end, we edited this set of "Parenting Encyclopedia of Science Enlightenment Book." This series of books aims to solve the most common issues that draw the most interest of children and include 6 volumes of animals, plants, the universe, life, science and technology and human body. Taking care of children's cognitive style and reading characteristics, each theme has a special part to help children expand the subject-related tips and enrich their knowledge. In addition, this series also has a parent-child interaction section to enhance children's interest in exploring knowledge.

    • Science & Mathematics
      January 2019

      Secrets of Plants

      by Young Lion Culture

      Children's curiosity with the world will grow stronger with age, from around 4 years old, all kinds of questions will pop out from their small head time to time. To this end, we edited this set of "Parenting Encyclopedia of Science Enlightenment Book." Th൬Ϥר

    • Science & Mathematics
      January 2019

      Secrets of the Universe

      by Young Lion Culture

      Children's curiosity with the world will grow stronger with age, from around 5 years old, all kinds of questions will pop out from their small head time to time. To this end, we edited this set of "Parenting Encyclopedia of Science Enlightenment Book." Th൬Ϥר

    • Science & Mathematics
      January 2019

      Secrets of Human Body

      by Young Lion Culture

      Children's curiosity with the world will grow stronger with age, from around 6 years old, all kinds of questions will pop out from their small head time to time. To this end, we edited this set of "Parenting Encyclopedia of Science Enlightenment Book." Th൬Ϥר

    • Science & Mathematics
      January 2019

      Secrets of Technology

      by Young Lion Culture

      Children's curiosity with the world will grow stronger with age, from around 7 years old, all kinds of questions will pop out from their small head time to time. To this end, we edited this set of "Parenting Encyclopedia of Science Enlightenment Book." Th൬Ϥר

    • Science & Mathematics
      January 2019

      Secrets of Live

      by Young Lion Culture

      Children's curiosity with the world will grow stronger with age, from around 8 years old, all kinds of questions will pop out from their small head time to time. To this end, we edited this set of "Parenting Encyclopedia of Science Enlightenment Book." Th൬Ϥר

    • Science & Mathematics
      May 2018

      HEAD TO THE DEEP SEA

      MULTIPURPOSE OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH VESSEL "KEXUE"

      by SUN Song

      "KEXUE" is a new generation of marine scientific research vessels independently designed and constructed by China, which has realized the dreams of several generations of marine science and technology workers in China. The book begins with a detailed introduction to the magical ocean world, including marine life, marine climate, ocean floor geological structures, ocean currents, ocean hydrothermal ecosystems, ocean cold spring ecosystems, etc., and then on the basis of reviewing the history of China's exploration of the ocean, the book cuts in from the “KEXUE” research to explore the deep sea, the secret of “KEXUE”, the “KEXUE” sea experiment, and the development of marine science and technology to vividly introduce the design and construction process of "KEXUE" project, the structure and performance of the Investigation ship and the "Discovery" underwater robot, as well as a series of major scientific research results obtained by the expedition team. The readers are presented in an all-round way to the scientific investigation instrument for China's exploration to the deep ocean.

    • Science & Mathematics
      May 2018

      BEIJING TIME

      BPL AND BPM NATIONAL TIME SERVICE SYSTEMS

      by DOU Zhong

      Time is an important basic physical quantity and an important technical support for scientific research and nation building. Many big countries in the world have their own national independent standard time and perfect timing system. China's standard time — Beijing time is established and maintained by the National Time Service Center of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The long-short wave timing system independently developed by the center is a social welfare-oriented big scientific project, which solves the high-precision timing problem urgently needed for economic construction and national security. After continuous upgrading, the system has become an indispensable technological infrastructure for the development of Chinese society. This book details the working principle and timing service of long and short wave timing systems, international cooperation agencies, and the application of high-precision time in various fields of the national economy. It is a popular time science popularization book and also a technical guide for time application.

    • Science & Mathematics
      May 2018

      EXPLORING THE MICROSCOPIC WORLD

      BEIJING ELECTRON POSITRON COLLIDER

      by WANG Yifang

      The Beijing Electron-Positron Collider is the first iconic and large-scaled scientific device in China. Its first successful collision of positive and negative electron beams has been praised as another major breakthrough in the high-tech field after China’s “Two Bombs and One Star”. The device focuses on one of the competitive hotspots of international particle physics research — "τ-Charm Zone". In recent years, the Beijing Electron-Positron Collider has achieved a number of major research results, making it an important position in the field of international high-energy physics, and becoming the leader in the “τ-Charm Zone” physics study in the world. This book aims to unveil the mysterious veil of the Beijing Electron-Positron Collider, and introduce the structure, working principle, important achievements and future development direction of the Beijing Electron-Positron Collider. This work is scientificly rigorous, depicting the magic of the microcosm in vivid language.

    • Science & Mathematics
      June 2019

      MAN-MADE SUN

      EAST FULLY SUPERCONDUCTING TOKAMAK FUSION TEST DEVICE

      by WAN Baonian

      The Institute of Plasma Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has independently developed and built the world's first fully superconducting non-circular cross-section Tokamak nuclear fusion experimental device — EAST. EAST is one of the two devices in the world that can provide a long pulse, near-core plasma experimental platform. The completion and operation of EAST has created the era of full superconductivity for Tokamak research. It is based on decades of research on Tokamak's magnetically constrained nuclear fusion research, and it has given birth to new hopes for magnetically constrained nuclear fusion research, which means that human beings are one step closer to the goal of peaceful use of fusion energy. What are the characteristics of nuclear fusion energy, so that generations of scientists have been working hard for decades? Its peaceful use will indicate what kind of era and what are the challenges? What is the status of EAST in the study of magnetic confinement fusion? This book will be unveiled for you.

    • Science & Mathematics
      May 2018

      SURVEYING THE SKY

      THE LARGE SKY AREA MULTI-OBJECT FIBER SPECTROSCOPIC TELESCOPE

      by ZHAO Yongheng

      This book introduces the project, design, construction and achievements of LAMOST, the original large sky area multi-objective survey telescope in China. LAMOST invented and realized an optical system with continuously changing mirror shape, which broke through the bottleneck of wide field telescope both with large diameter. It is the telescope with the highest spectral acquisition rate in the world today, and it has installed “an eye of god” that can observe thousands of celestial bodies at a time. The information obtained by LAMOST forms the world's largest inherited celestial spectrum database. Astronomers have used these data to achieve a number of significant impacts in the frontier areas of the formation, structure and evolution of the Milky Way galaxy as well as extraterrestrial objects. Through the interesting description of the scientists, the book allows readers to appreciate the exquisiteness of LAMOST technology, understand the hardships of its construction the significance of astronomical research. The book can also enhance national pride, cultivate readers’ strong interest in astronomy, and then develop their interest in science.

    • Science & Mathematics
      December 2018

      The Sky Eye

      Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST)

      by NAN Rendong

      While continuing the series of writing styles, this book is based on the present and facing the future, with the construction of large scientific devices and its scientific and technological achievements as the main line. In the easy-to-understand language, the scientific principles, the construction process, the achievements, and the effects on the development of the national economy of the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), which is known as the "Sky Eye", are described. With a large number of intuitive and vivid pictures, and with the new media, the video is linked in the book, and the profound scientific principles and the major achievements of China's scientific and technological innovations are presented to the public who love technology. The book is intended for the public readers who love science, especially the universe and scientific facilities.

    • Science & Mathematics
      June 2019

      A Blade to Decode Life

      National Facility for Protein Science

      by LEI Ming

      This book focuses on the research of protein molecular science. The National Facility for Protein Science in Shanghai(NFPS)revolves around the frontier fields of protein science research and the development needs of biomedicine and modern agriculture in China, and builds large-scale devices with high-throughput, high-precision and large-scale protein preparation and purification, structural analysis and functional research, integrating technology, equipment, and information. These include 9 major technical systems for protein structure research: large-scale protein preparation system, protein crystal structure analysis system, protein nuclear magnetic resonance analysis system, integrated electron microscopy analysis system, protein dynamic analysis system, mass spectrometry system, composite laser microscope system, molecular imaging system and database and computational analysis system. It is also the base for protein science research and technological innovations in China. Through a large number of beautiful pictures and in-depth language, this book gives readers a comprehensive understanding of China’s science and techonology. The book is intended for the public readers who love science and techonology, especially the life sciences.

    • Science & Mathematics
      December 2018

      Viewing the Planet from Sky

      Viewing the Planet from Sky

      by ZHANG Bing

      This book focuses on the construction of large scientific facilities and its scientific and technological achievements. It uses 11 chapters to explain earth observations in easy-to-understand language, such as what the large devices (China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station, Aviation Remote Sensing Aircraft) are, what they study about, what the scientific principles are behind them, what results they have achieved, and what they do for the development of the national economy. With a large number of very intuitive and vivid pictures, and with the new media communication method, the video is linked in the book, and the profound scientific principles and the major achievements of China's scientific and technological innovations are presented to the public who love technology. This book focuses on the forefront of the world's science and technology, reflecting the significant achievements of China's large scientific facilities with independent intellectual property rights. It is of great significance to cracking the innovation and development of scientific and technological problems. The book is intended for the public readers who love science and techonology, especially the remote sensing and scientific facilities.

    • Science & Mathematics
      December 2018

      The Pillars of the Bio-safety Level Four

      National Bio-safety Laboratory, Wuhan (P4)

      by Wuhan Institute of Virology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

      Smallpox virus, rabies virus, HIV, Ebola virus ... Bio-security threats have become a new modern strategic threat, and bio-security has become an important part of national security. This book focuses on the Wuhan National Bio-safety Laboratory (P4), and introduces the various functions and characteristics of modern bio-safety threats, national bio-safety laboratories, and the current situations of modern bio-safety laboratory constructions at home and abroad, showing the focus of life science and the practice of innovation-driven development strategies under the absolute emphasis on bio-safety. The P4 laboratory is the highest level of bio-safety protection laboratory ever built by humans. It has the most advanced pathogen preservation and personal protection technology equipment. This book shows the prospects and planning of the laboratory. The language of the book is easy to understand, with a large number of beautiful pictures, so that readers can easily understand the inscrutable national four-level large facility—Wuhan National Bio-safety Laboratory (P4). The book is intended for general public readers who love science and techonology, especially the life sciences and biology.

    • Science & Mathematics
      June 2019

      Probing into the World of Nuclei

      Heavy Ion Research Facility in Lanzhou

      by JIN Genming

      Through a fantastic journey, in this book the author leads the readers to Lanzhou heavy ion research facility from the first perspective, to enter the magical nuclear world, and shapes the abstract nucleus into an intuitive and pleasant image of "dwarf". Popular and intuitive explanations are given to the readers of the achievements the facility has made and the important role it played in the economic and social development, especially in the research of cancer treatment. In order to better achieve the popularization of high-end scientific and technological knowledge, the book is equipped with a large number of very intuitive and visual pictures, and embedded in relevant videos, so that readers can have a more intuitive understanding of the abstract knowledge of heavy ions, ion accelerators and so on. The book is intended for the general public redears who love science and techonology, especially the physics.

    • Science & Mathematics
      June 2019

      Unveiling the Mystery of Space Weather

      The Chinese Meridian Project

      by WANG Chi

      This book explains and elaborates to the readers about the basic concepts such as space weather, solar storm, meridian project and space weather forecast, concepts which seems to be distant even disconnected to our daily life, but actually could play both a contributive and destructive role to our everyday life. While explaining these fundamental concepts using languages in a popular and easy-to-understand way, and by applying lots of delicate pictures, the book will lead readers gradually to the mysterious world of space weather to find out the scientific goals of the Meridian Project, which is to investigate the space weather cause-consequence chain in the solar-terrestrial space, understand the processes of the catastrophic space weather events, and the regional characteristics of the environment above China's territory so as to help ensuring the safety of space activities such as satellite operation. The potential readers of the book are people who are interested in popular science, especially space science, both the teenagers and adults. After reading the book, readers could probably not only pay attention to the daily weather forecast on earth to avoid catching cold possibly, but also be intrigued by the weather in space, which makes readers have the interest in unvailing the mysteries of the universe.

    • Science & Mathematics
      May 2018

      NOAH’S ARK FOR CHINESE SEED PLANTS

      THE SEED BANK OF THE GERMPLASM BANK OF WILD SPECIES IN SOUTHWEST CHINA

      by DU Yan

      This book is created by scientists from Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences. It comprehensively shows the construction, operation and future development of Southwest China Wildlife Germplasm Resource Bank (seed ark), as well as science and technology innovation ability (especially Biotechnology), ecological civilization, sustainable development and other strategic concepts. Reflecting the features of the times and attaching importance to knowledge, science and art, the book reveals the unique characteristics of seeds, such as the shape and structure of seeds, the unique dormancy way across time and space, and the current crisis of plant diversity through a large number of exquisite seed pictures and moving seed stories, and tells how "Ark people" protect plant diversity through seed preservation, And the significance of seed ark for the survival and development of human beings now and in the future. Seed ark is racing against time, taking on the responsibility of protecting our strategic plant resources, and will play an indispensable role in the future.

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