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Huang Danian : The Life of a Geophysicist

Author :  Wu Jing , Chen Cong

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China Intercontinental Press, Beijing, China
ISBN 9787508537184
Format PaperBack
Language English
Year of Publication 2019
Bib. Info 184p.
Product Weight 380 gms.
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Huang Danian, a world-celebrated geophysicist, returned in his prime to his alma mater Jilin University to teach and do research, leaving behind all material comforts that he had earned through nearly two decades of hard work in England. He mobilized multidisciplinary resources to develop China’s deep earth exploration capacity. During his term of service as an expert on the Technical Panel on Resources and Environment established under China’s 863 research project, he managed to achieve a series of major technological breakthroughs, helping China to close huge gaps with the West in a number of fields. He was a dedicated, hardworking scientists, always burning his candle at both ends until his life was cut short by a terminal illness. This book provides a vivid and detailed account of Huang’s life as a scientist a husband, a father, and a teacher.

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