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  • 1 Academia Sinica Institute of Physics Beijing (People's Republic of China) Beijing (People's Republic of China)
  • | 2 Beijing Research Center of Science of Science Beijing (People's Republic of China) Beijing (People's Republic of China)
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Abstract  

Studies on the life-span of past scientists according to data of theChronicle of Major Events of Natural Sciences have found that the age of optimum peak value of scientific discovery is about half the peak value of their life-span. Achievements of those scientists who made a name before 25 years old are 44 percent more than average and their life efficiency is 1.7 times that of the average. Therefore it is an effective measure to train prococious scientists for a nation in her strive to catch up with or surpass world level in science.