Experts at the Museum of History and Science:
Leonardo da Vinci the Inventor of
Noise Cancellation Headphones
Friday, the Museum of History and Science in Pretensa – the heart of
Renaissance Italy – unveiled the first findings indicating that Leonardo
da Vinci, the famous Renaissance painter and ingenious engineer, was the
inventor of the first Noise Cancellation Headphones.
findings are based on some of the sketches from da Vinci's famous
notebooks (see image below). "We believe that da Vinci himself used
these headphones while working on his other inventions and masterpieces.
These findings help us to better understand the artist's complex
personality and his work conditions," said Paolo Fugazzi, director of
modern-looking contraption used principles analogous to those presently
employed by Bose and other manufacturers of similar devices, and
was powered by the minuscule electrical currents produced in the brain of
is by no means the first invention discovered in da Vinci's mysterious
manuscripts, which include flying machines, helicopters, stealth bombers,
dishwashers, moonshine-brewing devices, double cheeseburgers and the Internet.