Enthusiasm for science & technology in China
The resurgence of interests in science and technology in contemprary China is not confined within the 'ivory towers'. Many affordable books and publications are readily available in bookstores to working adults, men and women, at different levels of science or technical education. The mass media also reserves considerable space for news and views on scientific trends and technological development all' over the world. Scientists as well as technical experts often appear on television and radio programmes 'to share their knowledge with the ordinary people and educate them, 'in simple language, on difficult topics and issues. Studies of the history of rise, 'decline and rise (again) of interests in science and technology 'in China can be pretty educative 'for all of us.