Physics in

by Charles Day
Physics Today ()
  • ISSN: 00319228


The article discusses the importance of rapid economic growth and a high degree of central government control for the creation of physics' unique context in China. It offers a brief history on the transformation of sciences in the country. It outlines the capability of various funding sources to support physicists in the country including the China Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

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