Li XIANG, National Acedemy of Innovation Strategy, CAST, China
Ge HAITAO, National Acedemy of Innovation Strategy, CAST, China
The study reviews the acceleration of the museumization process around the world in the context of the New Museum Movement, and the mission of science and technology museums in representing the culture of science. In this context, it is analyzed in the paper that the importance of science and technology museums in presenting the contents of contemporary science and technology such as the controversies and uncertainties in science, as well as the diverse subjects that need to be involved in the process of representation, and underlines the complexity of the ethical issues of science communication faced by science and technology museums. Furthermore, thinking about the Chinese background of museum field, a different understanding of the concept of "curator" is a key issue to discuss the difficulties in facing ethical issues of science museums and science centers.