Big-Science Projects: Reading the Tea Leaves in a List of Major Priorities

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Science  17 Nov 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5239, pp. 1139-1141
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5239.1139


Beijing—The Chinese Academy of Sciences has proposed several new big-science facilities, including a 2.5-GeV synchrotron radiation facility and a 4-meter telescope with advanced optics. Proponents of each project are now jockeying for support among scientists and public officials at all levels of government.