TIMELINE OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES

The following chart lists the most important scientific discoveries made by Leonardo da Vinci during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, together with the approximate dates when they were rediscovered by other scientists. It also includes references to the pages of this book (in parentheses) where the discoveries are discussed, as well as corresponding page references [in brackets] to my previous book, The Science of Leonardo.

Discovered by Leonardo between 1485 and 1515

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