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Did Leonardo really invent the parachute?

  • Aired: 04/05/2017
  • Rating: NR
The parachute is one of many inventions attributed to Leonardo but in fact, he did not invent it. In 1968, researchers examining an obscure trove of Renaissance drawings discovered sketches from the studio of a 15th century Italian inventor that were eerily similar to Leonardo’s study for a parachute.
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