|China, Beijing, Hǎidiān Qū — Hall of Dispelling Clouds (Paiyun Dian) - 排 云 殿|
|The original construction here was the Hall of the Great Buddha of the Temple of Immense Gratitude and Longevity in the Garden of Clear Ripples. It was burned down by the Anglo-French Allied Forces in 1860 and reconstructed on its original site in 1886 as a place to celebrate Empress Dowager Cixi's birthdays. On display inside the hall are some of the birthday presents offered by princes, dukes and high-ranking officials. — Map (db m53920) HM|
|China, Beijing, Hǎidiān Qū — Nuclei as Heavy as Bulls Through Collision Generate New States of Matter|
|In 1986, inspired by the famous scientist Dr. Tsung-Dao Lees theory of Relativistic Heavy Ion Collision, the famous Chinese painter, Professor Li Keran created an ink painting masterpiece “Nuclei as Heavy as Bulls, Through Collision Generate New States of Matter.” This leads to a beautiful story about the combination of science and art, along with great friendship between the two intellectuals.
This sculpture was created by Sculptress Zou Peizhu (Professor Li Kerans wife), . . . — Map (db m38772) HM|
|China, Beijing, Hǎidiān Qū — Purple Heaven Hall 紫 霄 殿 (Zixiao Dian)|
|Built in 1886, the hall was a lounge for princes, patriarchs and cabinet ministers when in the Summer Palace to celebrate Empress Dowager Cixi's birthdays. The cultural relics on display here are birthday presents from the princes, patriarchs and cabinet ministers to Cixi. — Map (db m53944) HM|