Newsletter No. 362

乘长风破万里浪 Making a Splash 中大划艇队在8月22日举行的「成龙挑战杯2010年全港大学赛艇锦标赛」中,连续第九年夺得全场总冠军,另亦赢得男子组总冠军和女子组总亚军。 The CUHK Rowing Team secured the overall championship in the Jackie Chan Challenge Cup Hong Kong Universities Rowing Championships 2010 held on 22 August, making it the winner of the competition for the ninth year in a row. The team also won the titles of men’s overall champion and women’s 1st runner-up. 本刊由香港中文大学资讯处出版,每月出版两期。截稿日期及稿例载于 。 The CUHK Newsletter is published by the Information Services Office, CUHK, on a fortnightly basis. Submission guidelines and deadlines can be found at . 第三六二期 二零一零年九月四日 No. 362 4 September 2010 P2 我们电子这一行的时间常数 大概最慢是一秒钟,……而中 文系的时间常数动辄五千年。 In the field of electronics, the slowest time constant is one second … The time constant for the Chinese Department may be around 5,000 years. P12 一些台湾同学以为我是学生 物的,因为Egyptology(埃及 学)听起来与Entomology (昆虫学)有点像。 My classmates from Taiwan thought that I was studying a kind of biological science, since the term ‘Egyptology’ rang like ‘Entomology’. P6 青光眼是香港头号视力杀手, 中大最近发现新眼药水能治 疗类固醇引发的青光眼。 Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in Hong Kong. CUHK identified a potential drug to treat steroid- induced glaucoma.