History of science and technology in China
Ancient Han Chinese scientists, engineers, astronomers, philosophers, mathematicians and medical doctors made significant innovations, scientific discoveries and technological advances in science, tec...
History of science and technology in China - Wikipedia
Life Inside a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine
In October of last year Motherboard gained access to a massive, secretive Bitcoin mine housed w...
Science and technology of the Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE) of ancient China, divided between the eras of Western Han (206 BCE – 9 CE, when the capital was at Chang'an), Xin dynasty of Wang Mang (r. 9–23 CE), and Ea...
Science and technology of the Han Dynasty - Wikipedia
Four Great Inventions
The Four Great Inventions (simplified Chinese: 四大发明; traditional Chinese: 四大發明) are inventions from ancient China that are celebrated in Chinese culture for their historical significance and a...
Four Great Inventions - Wikipedia
Technology of the Song Dynasty
The Song dynasty (Chinese: 宋朝; 960–1279 CE) provided some of the most significant technological advances in Chinese history, many of which came from talented statesmen drafted by the government th...
Technology of the Song Dynasty - Wikipedia
Chinese alchemy
Chinese alchemy is a Chinese culture approach to alchemy, a part of the larger tradition of Taoist body-spirit cultivation developed from the traditional Chinese understanding of medicine and the body...
Great Divergence
The Great Divergence, a term coined by Samuel Huntington (also known as the European miracle, a term coined by Eric Jones in 1981), referring to the process by which the Western world (i.e. Western Eu...
Great Divergence - Wikipedia
History of science and technology in the People's Republic of China
For more than a century China's leaders have called for rapid development of science and technology, and science policy has played a greater role in national politics in China than in many other count...
Science and technology in the People's Republic of China
Science and technology in China has in recent decades developed rapidly. The Chinese government has placed emphasis through funding, reform, and societal status on science and technology as a fundamen...
Science and technology in the People's Republic of China - Wikipedia
History of transport in China
Transport has been a major factor in China's national economy. For most of the period since 1949, however, transport occupied a relatively low priority in China's national development. In the twenty-f...
History of transport in China - Wikipedia
History of printing in East Asia
The history of printing in East Asia starts with the use of woodblock printing on cloth during the Han dynasty (206 BC–220 AD) and later paper (in Imperial Court as early as the 1st century, or around...
History of printing in East Asia - Wikipedia
DMAX (film format)
DMAX is a motion picture large screen film format developed by the China Research Institute of Film Science & Technology and the China Film Group Corporation. It has been described as a competito...
History of typography in East Asia
The history of printing in East Asia starts with the use of woodblock printing on cloth during the Han dynasty (206 BC–220 AD) and later paper (in Imperial Court as early as the 1st century, or around...
History of typography in East Asia - Wikipedia
Li (unit)
The li (Chinese: 里, lǐ, or 市里, shìlǐ), also known as the Chinese mile, is a traditional Chinese unit of distance. The li has varied considerably over time but was usually about a third as long as ...
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List of Chinese discoveries
Aside from many original inventions, the Chinese were also early original pioneers in the discovery of natural phenomena which can be found in the human body, the environment of the world, and the imm...
List of Chinese discoveries - Wikipedia
Early Chinese cartography
Cartography or mapmaking (in Greek chartis = map and graphein = write) is the study and practice of making representations of the Earth on a flat surface. Cartography combines science, aesthetics, and...
Early Chinese cartography - Wikipedia
Suanpan
The Suan Pan (simplified Chinese: 算盘; traditional Chinese: 算盤; pinyin: suànpán) is an abacus of Chinese origin first described in a 190 CE book of the Eastern Han Dynasty, namely Supplemen...
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Chinese mathematics
Mathematics in China emerged independently by the 11th century BC. The Chinese independently developed very large and negative numbers, decimals, a place value decimal system, a binary system, algebra...
Chinese mathematics - Wikipedia
Northern Silk Road
The Northern Silk Road is a prehistoric trackway in northern China originating in the early capital of Xi'an and extending north of the Taklamakan Desert to reach the ancient kingdoms of Parthia, Bact...
Naga Pelangi (Junk Schooner)
Naga Pelangi (Rainbow Dragon) is a wooden junk rigged schooner of the Malay pinas type built from 2004 to 2009 in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. She finished to be fitted out in 2010 and is operated as a...
Naga Pelangi (Junk Schooner) - Wikipedia
Science and technology in China
Science and technology in China has in recent decades developed rapidly. The Chinese government has placed emphasis through funding, reform, and societal status on science and technology as a fundamen...
Science and technology in China - Wikipedia
Pinas (ship)
The pinas, sometimes called "pinis" as well, is one of two types of junk rigged schooners of the east coast of the Malay peninsula, built in the Terengganu area. This kind of vessel was built of Chen...
Pinas (ship) - Wikipedia
History of metallurgy in China
Metallurgy in China has a long history. The earliest metal objects in China date to around 3,000 BC.China was also the earliest civilization that produced cast iron.
Recent evidence indicates that...
History of metallurgy in China - Wikipedia
History of gunpowder
Gunpowder was the first physical explosive and propellant. Prior to its invention, many incendiary and burning devices had been used, including Greek fire. The invention of gunpowder is usually attrib...
History of gunpowder - Wikipedia
Zhuge Liang
Zhuge Liang (181–234), courtesy name Kongming, was a chancellor of the state of Shu Han during the Three Kingdoms period. He is recognised as the greatest and most accomplished strategist of his era, ...
Zhuge Liang - Wikipedia
Hill censer
The hill censer or boshanlu (博山爐 "universal mountain censer" or boshan xianglu 博山香爐) is a type of censer, a vessel used for burning incense. It was commonly used during the Han dynasty (206 BC – 220 A...