Scientists and their Discoveries: Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci was a great painter of the Italian Renaissance period, known for such iconic works as the Mona Lisa portrait and the Last Supper fresco. Yet Leonardo was a true Renaissance Man, who made important contributions to human knowledge as a scientist and inventor. He conducted numerous carefully planned experiments, and produced extensive drawings and notes on human anatomy, as well as on fantastic inventions. Leonardos rich life and numerous accomplishments are detailed in this book.