Who made the first hot air balloon? Ancient China

By |2018-04-18T09:53:46-07:00June 7th, 2017|China, Science|

People in China started to fly kites made of silk and bamboo by about 800 BC. Maybe flying kites helped to give inventors the idea to try to get other things to fly too. According to the Chinese book Ten Thousand Infallible Arts of the Prince of Huai-Nan, written around 150 BC, someone did an experiment [...]