The top ten science popularization events of 2021 will be announced, including tiangong Teaching and Mars exploration
Yang Hong, chief designer of the space station system of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, unveiled the top 10 science popularization events in 2021 as a guest at the ceremony, which was broadcast on CCTV science and Education Channel on February 14.Vaccine research and development, tiangong Classroom and other public concerns have been selected, and Three landmark events of China’s space program have been selected.The top 10 science popularization events of 2021 (in no particular order) are as follows: 1. China’s vaccine research and development and vaccination work is advancing smoothly.Inactivated COVID-19 vaccines independently developed by Sinopac Beijing Institute of Biological Products and Beijing KEXin Have been officially included in the WHO’s list of emergency use. As of December 31, 2021, a total of 28,333.2 million novel coronavirus vaccines have been reported in China.2. The State Council issued the Outline of action Plan on Scientific Literacy for the Whole People (2021-2035), outlining a new blueprint for scientific literacy in the next 15 years.Tiangong opened popular science class, set off a wave of popular science in space.This activity adopts the way of interaction between heaven and earth, and sets the main classroom on the ground in the China Science and Technology Museum, which is a major practice with the largest coverage of popular science education activities in China and the largest participation of the public.4. A large number of scientific and technological applications have contributed to the new archaeological discoveries in Sanxingdui.Modern scientific and technological means are fully used in archaeological excavation and protection to realize the close integration of archaeological excavation, scientific and technological archaeology and cultural relic protection.The spirit of scientists has been incorporated into the spiritual spectrum of the CPC.On the occasion of the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has released the first batch of spiritual pedigrees of Chinese Communists, among which the spirit of scientists has been included.The 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity was held in China.The theme of the conference is “Ecological Civilization: Building a Community for Life on Earth”, which comprehensively summarizes the experience of the international community in biodiversity conservation.At the meeting, General Secretary Xi Jinping mentioned the journey of yunnan elephants to the north and back, indicating that China’s ecological civilization construction has achieved remarkable results.China starts a new era of building tiangong space station.The long March-5B rocket successfully put the space station and the core module into the preset orbit, marking the full launch of in-orbit assembly and construction of China’s space station, laying a solid foundation for the subsequent verification of key technologies and the smooth implementation of the assembly and construction of the space station.China’s first Mars exploration mission was a complete success.It is the first time in the world’s space history that the three goals of orbiting, landing and patrolling Mars have been successfully achieved in one mission, marking another milestone in the development of China’s space industry.The Conference of Academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Sciences and the tenth National Congress of China Association for Science and Technology were held in Beijing.General Secretary Xi Jinping attended the conference and delivered an important speech, stressing the need to take self-reliance and self-improvement in science and technology as the strategic support for China’s development, adhere to the “four Dimensions”, improve the national innovation system, accelerate the development of a strong country in science and technology, and achieve high-level self-reliance and self-improvement in science and technology.10. The public paid spontaneous tribute to the late scientists such as Yuan Longping and Wu Mengchao.Academician Yuan Longping, “father of hybrid rice”, passed away on May 22, 2021, while Academician Wu Mengchao, “Father of Hepatobiliary surgery in China” passed away on the same day.The public spontaneously mourned and remembered, raising the upsurge of promoting the spirit of scientists in the whole society.It is understood that “Praise · Popular Science in China” activity sponsored by the China Association for Science and Technology, is a popular science selection annual typical popular science event.Launched in 2015, the event has been held for seven consecutive sessions this year, and has become one of the most influential brand events in the field of science popularization, playing a positive role in promoting the improvement of the scientific quality of the people.A total of 144 units including relevant ministries and commissions, central enterprises, national societies and provincial science and technology associations participated in the annual selection of “Praise ·2021 Science Popularization In China”, with a total of 1,344 items participating in the evaluation, and the number of proposals reached a new high.