Science Stories Of Ancient China: Stories Of Scien Tists In Ancient


by Zhu Kang; Hong Tao Et Al (Illus.)

Science Stories Of Ancient China: Stories Of Scien Tists In Ancient

Price:  US$10.80   (SGD15.00*)
Format:  Paper Back, 46 pages
Published:  2005, China, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9787801384959
SB#:  044118 (880)

About This Book

The lives, inventions and achievements of four scientists are the focus of this book: Zhang Heng (AD 78-139), an astronomer whose inventions included calendars, seismographs and scientific instruments; mathematician and astronomer Zu Chongzhi (AD 429-500) was the first person in the world to give an accurate value for the ?; Yi Zing (AD 683-727) also an innovative astronomer; and Xu Xiake (1586-1641), a geologist, geographer and explorer. Their stories are presented in coloured line drawings, making them very accessible for readers of all ages.


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