Leonardo’s Top Inventions

Build versions of all of the Leonard da Vinici top inventions - in small scale if they are too large. Explain the engineering principles behind their operation, give some context of how he invented them. Discuss whether there are modern analogues. Work with School of Chemical Sciences/University of Illinois machine shop to build working models of these. Include a companion volume that gives more details about the inventions; send them on tour somehow when the videos are done - to science museums, schools, etc.

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