Former president Jiang Zemin had a keen appreciation of science, and “thirst to explore new ideas”. Photo: Reuters
Former president Jiang Zemin had a keen appreciation of science, and “thirst to explore new ideas”. Photo: Reuters
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‘Dig into tough problems’: scientists remember Jiang Zemin for his intellectual curiosity

  • Former president had a keen appreciation of science, ‘thirst to explore new ideas’
  • Jiang sometimes even phoned researchers directly with tough questions

Former president Jiang Zemin had a keen appreciation of science, and “thirst to explore new ideas”. Photo: Reuters
Former president Jiang Zemin had a keen appreciation of science, and “thirst to explore new ideas”. Photo: Reuters
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