The Tale of the Chinese Leonardo
Clip: Episode 3 | 2m 46s
A thousand years ago, China was a world leader in science and civilization. Michael Wood explores a 45 ft-high working replica of an astronomical clock made by China's Leonardo da Vinci -- Su Song. It's a water clock driven by an endless chain drive, with small painted wooden figures marking the time – all steered with a ship's wheel!
Aired: 06/27/17Video has closed captioning.