Science and Art (Chinese-English)
Chief editor: Tsung-Dao Lee
Shanghai: Shanghai Scientific and Technical Publishers, 2000. Hardcover; 161 pages.
This picture album uses traditional Chinese art forms to present the themes of modern science. The main contents include proposals for artistic composition brought up by Tsung-Dao Lee according to different scientific themes and traditional Chinese paintings of famous artists, scientific theme in each painting, biography and representative works of each artist, and Tsung-Dao Lee's exposition on science and art.
The Greening of China
Geoffrey Murray and Ian Cook (UK)
Beijing: China Intercontinental Press, 2004. Size: 184×130mm; 132 pages.
Geoffrey Murray, a scholar at the Pacific Rim Research Center of Liverpool University and an expert on China studies, and his colleague Ian Cook have long been concerned about environmental protection in China and conducted in-depth research in this field. This book is a popular work that summarizes their research results. It tells of the great efforts China has made towards environmental protection and its achievements in this field, and the serious challenges facing it from several angles, including the history of environmental protection, protection of ancient heritage, policies on environmental protection, the Three Gorges project, and the project to divert water from south to north. The book has both Chinese and English editions.
Rare Wild Animals (English)
Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2002. Size: 184×162mm; 108 pages.
This book introduces China's rare wild animals in four parts: mammals, birds, amphibians, and reptiles. Animals included in the book are selected from the list of the first or second grade nationally protected animals of China. The book presents the body features, distribution and living habits of each animal.
China's Space Travel
Chief editor: Guo Changjian; compiled by the State Council Information Office of China
Beijing: China Intercontinental Press, 2004. 165 pages.
On October 16, 2003, China successfully launched its first manned space flight. This photo album records the development of China's manned spaceship undertaking, including the Seven Systems of China's Manned Spaceship Mission, Development of the Shenzhou Spacecraft, City of Dreams in the Gobi Desert, Yang Liwei -- China's First Astronaut of the Spaceship, and a Complete Record of the First Manned Spaceship Flight. At the end of the book there is a chronicle of major developments of China's spaceflight mission. The main data in the album is provided by China Manned Spacecraft Office. The contents are authoritative and accurate. Many precious photos have never been published before. The album has both Chinese and English editions.
China's Science and Technology
Compiled by Ke Yan
Beijing: China Intercontinental Press. Size: 184×130mm; 144 pages.
China has a glorious past in the field of science and technology, and its development today is more rapid than ever. This book documents the history of China's science and technology and focuses on its current development to help people learn about China as well as the rapid development and dramatic changes taking place in China. It focuses on China's scientific and technological achievements, while discussing China's scientific and technological thought, its position in the world, and its contributions to mankind. It also gives an account to modern China's scientific research system, strategy of developing the country through science and technology, and planning in this field. The book has Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Japanese editions.