Article ID: CBB000933486

The Lunar Theories in Xinfa Suanshu (2007)


Ning, Xiaoyu (Author)

Ziran Kexueshi Yanjiu (Studies in the History of Natural Sciences)
Volume: 26
Pages: 352--362

Publication Date: 2007
Edition Details: [Translated title.] In Chinese. Part of a special issue
Language: Chinese

This paper briefly outlines the finding of irregularities of the lunar apparent motion & the lunar theories in history in the Western world, and emphatically introduces Copernicus's method for ascertaining numerical parameters and his lunar theory, which were adopted by Xinfa Suanshu. It also describes the developing process of Tycho Brahe's theory and detailed approaches to his theory. Key words Xinfa Suanshu, lunar theories, epicycle, deferent


Description Discusses influence of Copernican and Tychonic ideas.

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Article Liao, Yuqun (2007) Retrospect and Prospect. Ziran Kexueshi Yanjiu (Studies in the History of Natural Sciences) (p. 265). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Shi, Yunli
Deng, Ke-hui
Graney, Christopher M.
Qu, Anjing
Swerdlow, Noel M.
Wang, Guangchao
Ziran Kexueshi Yanjiu (Studies in the History of Natural Sciences)
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Guangxi Minzu Xueyuan Xuebao
Nei Menggu Shifan Daxue Xuebao (Ziran Kexue Ban)
Physics in Perspective
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
Les Belles Lettres
Bruno Mondadori
Leo S. Olschki
Celestial mechanics
East Asia, civilization and culture
Cross-cultural interaction; cultural influence
Brahe, Tycho
Copernicus, Nicolaus
Galilei, Galileo
Kepler, Johannes
Ursus, Nicolas Reimarus
Fang, Yizhi
Great Britain
17th century
Ming dynasty (China, 1368-1644)
16th century
Qing dynasty (China, 1644-1912)
Jesuits (Society of Jesus)

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