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Saturday, March 6, 2010

Da Vinci's Huge Horse Statue Proven Feasible

Virtual simulations demonstrate that Leonardo da Vinci's calculations were totally on mark in his plan to build the masterpiece that never came to be.


  • Leonardo Da Vinci's plan for the largest equestrian statue in the world was perfectly feasible.
  • Fluid dynamics software has shown that the 24-foot-high horse would have been cast in a single pouring.
  • The amount of bronze necessary to cast the horse was 70 tons -- exactly as Leonardo had calculated.

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