Turning the pages of the Codex Leicester

(Mark Brown, The Guardian) Leonardo da Vinci would have had mixed feelings about the hoopla surrounding his notebooks; he spent so much effort making sure no one could easily read them, and then yesterday it was announced that anyone can. Anyone, that is, who is prepared to buy Microsoft's new operating system.

Bill Gates and the British Library revealed they were reuniting Leonardo's Codex Arundel with the Codex Leicester, online at least. High resolution versions of the notebooks will allow users to turn the pages for themselves.

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