From Saigon online / Science/technology

In the middle of Quy Hoa valley in Quy Nhon City of the central province of Binh Dinh lies a science center built from the hands and idea of a French – Vietnamese professor and his wife.

Ten years ago, professor Jean Tran Thanh Van, president of Vietnam Meeting Association, and his wife professor Le Kim Ngoc, president of Vietnamese Children Aiding Association, knocked door of Binh Dinh People’s Committee, offering to build the International Center of Interdisciplinary Science Education (ICISE) in Quy Nhon City. “This center will be the annual gathering place for scientists around the world to discuss, research, and develop their theories on all kinds of fields such as theoretical physics, cosmology, astronomy and such. We will donate our $2 million saving and ask to our friends in the field to help run this center”, said professor Tran Thanh Van to the Chairman of Binh Dinh People’s Committee.

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