Leonardo Da Vinci

How he created the Anemometer

Leonardo Da Vinci

Da vinci was a polymath who's area of interest included inventing,painting,sculpting,architecture,music,science,mathematics,engineering and more.

Anemometer Definition

Anemometer-an instrument for measuring the speed of the wind, or of any current of gas.
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How he made the Anemometer

Leonardo da Vinci’s fascination with flight inspired him to innovate the anemometer, an instrument for measuring the speed of wind. His hope was that, eventually, the device could be used to give people insight into the direction of the wind before attempting flight.