Oolong Podcast

Yangyang Cheng on Science Writing1 min read


The second season of the Oolong podcast continues with Yangyang Cheng, a particle physicist who in her spare time writes insightful op-eds about science, technology, and contemporary Chinese politics. With host Lev Nachman, she discusses how she got interested in writing for a wider audience, how she became interested in physics in the first place, and some of the challenges she and other Chinese scientists are facing in today’s political climate:

Header image adapted from bor chen on Pixabay.
The Oolong podcast was produced with the support of the UCI Long US-China Institute, one of the sponsors of the China Channel, and is republished with permission.

Lev Nachman

Lev Nachman is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the University of California, Irvine. His research focuses on the relationship between social movements and political parties, with a special regional interest in Taiwan and Hong Kong.