LEONARDO: THE MAN WHO SAVED SCIENCE
7. 3 0PM, S BS Leonardo Da Vinci didn’t just inspire Tom Hanks to run around Europe cracking some mythical ‘code’ – he was the ultimate Renaissance man: artist, inventor, architect, and scientist. After his death in 1519, only a few of his paintings survived, yet more than 6000 pages of scientific musings remain. His notebooks contain plans for hundreds of inventions still used today. Billed as “the making of the world’s first scientist”, this doco asks how many of those inventions were truly of Da Vinci’s own design and how many were ancient ideas he just happened to perfect.