What happened to the sliced bread? Sliced bread must have been one of the best inventions ever, or we wouldn’t have spent the past 85 years praising other inventions by saying they’re the greatest thing since sliced bread.
The alphabet, air conditioning and atomic bomb come together as three of 101 Inventions that Changed the World, The Leonardo’s new exhibit that opened June 15 and will run through Sept. 15.
In the less than two years it’s been open, The Leonardo has given Salt Lakers a chance to see exhibits they couldn’t have seen anywhere else in town, like the unique and breathtaking views of the human body in the traveling exhibit Mummies of the World. Technological innovation is also a big part of what The Leonardo offers in its unique blend of art and science and technology—as seen in its recent exhibit Da Vinci the Genius, which examined the artistic and technological innovations of the museum’s namesake.
It's like traveling the world and moving swiftly through time, while standing in one place.
Exhibit Manager Rob Kirk said eight science museum CEOs from around the world spent three months taking a list of 1,000 inventions and whittling it down to the exhibit’s 101 inventions that changed the world.