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    Famous Ancient Chinese Scientists and Inventors
    Ancient Chinese Science and Technology Resources

    Famous Ancient Chinese Scientists and Inventors
    Jing Fang (78–37 BCE) suggested that lunar eclipse occurs when the earth obstructs the sunlight traveling towards the moon
    Cai Lun (50–121 CE): papermaking process
    Zhang Heng (78–139): an astronomer, inventor, and early master of mechanical gears.
    Zu Chongzhi (429–500 CE) approximated pi at 3.141592
    Li Chunfeng (602–670) introduced an improved calendar
    Bi Sheng (990-1051) invented the ceramic movable type printing
    Shen Kuo (1031–1095): the first to describe the magnetic needle compass
    Ouyang Xiu (1007–1072) pioneered ideas in early epigraphy and archaeology
    Su Song (1020–1101) invented a water-driven astronomical clock tower which employed the use of an early escapement mechanism.
    Wang Zhen (1271 – 1368): wooden movable-type printing
    Qin Jiushao (1202–1261) was the first to introduce the zero symbol into Chinese mathematics
    Yang Hui (1238–1298): Yang Hui's Triangle - the same as Pascal's Triangle
    Hua Sui (1439–1513) invented the metal movable type printing
    Xu Guangqi (1562–1633): introduced the concept of a spherical earth

    Ancient Chinese Science for Kids
    Ancient Chinese Science for Kids
    What's Fun In: China Science and Technology Museum
    Inventions and Technology of Ancient China
    10 Best Inventions of the Ancient Chinese

    Ancient Chinese Science and Technology Resources
    Ancient Chinese Technology - San José State University Department of Economics
    China's Age of Invention - PBS
    Chinese Emperors and Physicians - NLM
    Top 20 Ancient Chinese Inventions - Davis School District
    List of Chinese inventions
    10 Great Ancient Chinese Inventions
    How Chinese Thinkers and Tinkers Changed the World
    Four Great Inventions
    History of science and technology in China
    China's Science and Technology
    foundations of chemistry in ancient china - Hu Zhang
    Characteristics of Ancient Chinese Science And Technology
    Do We Need to Redefine the Top Four Inventions?
    Index of Chinese mathematics

    Timeline of Chinese Inventions
    History of Chinese Invention and Discovery

    China Online Museum
    Shanghai Science and Technology Museum

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