TITLE

Zhang Heng

AUTHOR(S)
Issitt, Micah L.
PUB. DATE
August 2017
SOURCE
Zhang Heng;8/1/2017, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
Background information on Chinese scientist, geographer, poet and literary scholar Zhang Heng is presented. According to the author, Zhang is one of the few Chinese intellectuals whose work survived the changing of dynasties following the Eastern (or Later) Han. Zhang's best known innovations include the seismometer, the odometer, and a model of the celestial sphere. Information on Zhang's early life and education is reviewed.
ACCESSION #
22650401

 

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