Leonardo Da Vinci Accomplishments

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Leonardo Da Vinci was a painter, inventor, mathematician, and writer in the Renaissance. He became very popular as his work spread across the world. Some of his most popular work is the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Vitruvian Man, Lady with an Ermine, and Self-portrait. With his work growing in popularity his artwork was looked as a model. With his famous painting, the Mona Lisa, there is a foggy background. This background is called Sfumato. More of this kind of work art style was shown in his work and later was his trademark. As his paintings grew popular so did his inventions. According to Clifford Johnson, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at University of Southern California, says “Leonardo made great contributions to science and,” With …show more content…

This device was made and tested out by a group of people and it worked. Another device Da Vinci thought of was a suit that would allow the user to go underwater and attack enemy vessels. According to www.da-vinci-inventions.co, “The leather diving suit was equipped with a bag-like mask that went over the diver’s head.” Later it stated “Attached to the mask around the nose area were two cane tubes that led up to a cork diving bell floating on the surface.” As time went an idea similar was put into production and became known as scuba gear. Another invention was the clock, a more accurate version. Leonardo’s idea on the clock was that it had “Separate mechanisms: one for minutes and one for hours. Each was made up of elaborately connected weights, gears, and harnesses. The clock also had a dial to keep track of the moon phases.” according to www.da-vinci-inventions.co. Now we have watches that tell time by pointing to a number with two hands. Also, Leonardo invented a Self-Propelled Car that was “Powered by coiled springs and it also featured steering and braking capabilities.” Later on in 2006 Italy’s Institute of Museum of the History of Science built the car and it worked. Today we have self-propelling vehicles that have the mechanism of braking and steering capabilities. The Ideal City was inspired after the

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