Leonardo Da Vinci
How he created the Anemometer
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.