The Song-Yuan period (960 - 1368) of China witnessed a peak of scientific development, especially in astronomy and mathematics. It is marked by Guo Shonjing's (1231 - 1316) great achievement in astronomical instrument-making and calendrical science.

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Sun, X, & Kistemaker, J. (1997). Influence of Islamic astronomy in the Song and Yuan China -- some facts and discussions. In XXth International Congress of History of Science, 20-26 July, 1997 Liege, Belgium (pp. 1–12). [s.n.].