Solomon's Temple (Jerusalem, 10th century BC)

Solomon's temple became one of the most important symbols of Jewish architecture.

Observatory

Observatories are often built at high elevations to minimise the effects of atmospheric turbulence

Viking chieftain (10th century)

Viking leaders were elected from tribe members by the right of blood or an act of bravery.

Effects of smoking on the lungs

Smoking severely damages the respiratory system, it may cause COPD or lung cancer.

Maize

One of the most important monocot crops.

Blue whale

Marine mammals, the largest known animals to have ever existed.

Emperor penguin

Penguins are birds living in the Antarctic and adapted to cold temperature and swimming.

Bulbous spring plants

This animation demonstrates the anatomy of tulips, daffodils and snowdrops.

Hard disk drive

Computer hard disk drives are devices of magnetic data storage.

Fat molecule

Three saturated fatty acid molecules linked to a glycerol molecule.

Oil molecule

Triglycerides containing unsaturated fatty acids are liquid at room temperature.

Secondary structure of proteins

Polypeptide chains are composed of amino acids and can appear in alpha-helix or beta-sheet form.

Telescopes

This animation shows optical and radiotelescopes used in astronomical observation.

Two-stroke engine

A two-stroke engine is a type of internal combustion engine with a cycle of only two (power) strokes.

The evolution of data storage

The capacity of data storage devices have increased at an incredible rate during the past decades.

USS Missouri (US, 1944)

The battleship USS Missouri, first deployed during WWII was also deployed in the Gulf War.

Optical instruments

A wide variety of optical instruments are in use today, ranging from microscopes to telescopes.

Desktop computer

This animation demonstrates the structure and most important peripherals of desktop computers.

Comparison of real fruits and pseudofruits

The pericarp of real fruits develops from the carpel, while the pericarp of pseudofruits develops from other parts of flowers.

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