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The Robots of Today and Tomorrow

Robotics is a fast growing area of engineering and science, but it is easy to forget that its development is a relatively recent innovation. With robots playing an increasingly significant role in a number of areas, how exactly will they be applied in the future? It is worth remembering that although the advent of robots is a modern phenomenon, the idea and concept stretches back to 1495, when Leonardo da Vinci sketched the first plans for a humanoid robot. It would take until 1913 for the first practical robotic machine to appear when Henry Ford installed the world’s first moving […]

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Leonardo Da Vinci’s prototypes that predicted the future

Leonardo di ser Piero Da Vinci was an Italian artist and scientist who lived during the Renaissance era, between April 15th 1452 and the second of May, 1519. His works include wide range of topics, such as painting, sculpturing, mathemathics, engineering, architecture, music, antomy, geology, geography and botany. Now we’re going to take a closer view over his engineering inventions, which were far ahead of their time. 1. Spring powered car. This invention is at the first place, because it gathers characteristics of a few later and present machines. This is the first made working car, also the spring mechanism is […]