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   2000 visitors attend IHEP 10th Public Science Day TEXT SIZE: A A A

The 10th Public Science Day was held at the Institute of High Energy Physics on May 17th. The theme of the day was "The Scientific Dream, a Limitless Pursuit ".

On the day, IHEP opened laboratories and research centers to the public, giving visitors a chance to explore the accelerator tunnel at the Beijing Electron Positron Collider National Laboratory, as well as other facilities including the CAS Key Laboratory for Nuclear Analytical Techniques, the IHEP Key Laboratory for Particle Astrophysics, and the IHEP Computing Center. In addition, a new exhibition on student and employee recruitment at IHEP was included.

At the opening ceremony for the day, Prof. WANG Jiuqing gave an introduction to IHEP, then IHEP scientists delivered three stimulating lectures, which were well-received by the public. During the day, WeChat (Weixin) and Weibo (the Chinese equivalent of Twitter), the most popular instant messaging services in China, were used to broadcast the onsite activities and communicate with the visitors.

The day, attracting over 2000 visitors from middle schools and research institutions and universities across Beijing, is a response to the national call to holding scientific activities for the public, aiming to educate the public and advocate the spirit of science, as well as demonstrating the CAS’ responsibility to society and community.

For more exciting moments on the day, please click: http://www.ihep.cas.cn/kxcb/kpzt/kxr_2014/gdtp/201405/t20140517_4121868.html

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