Evolution of the bicycle

The changing bicycle, at first mocked as a toy, is a true mirror of the technical development over the last three centuries.

Northern white-breasted hedgehog

The Northern white-breasted hedgehog rolls into a ball to protect itself.

Mitsubishi A6M Zero (Japan, 1940)

The Japanese Mitsubishi A6M, commonly known as 'Zero' to the Allies, was a legendary aircraft of the Second World War.

Archimedes’s military inventions (3rd century BC)

Archimedes was one of the most brilliant Greek scholars of ancient times, who made his mark with military inventions as well.

Japanese soldier (World War II)

Highly committed Japanese soldiers fought primarily at the Asian and Pacific theatres of the Second World War.

Transport networks

The animation presents the main air, water and land routes and transport hubs.

Ancient Roman military camp

As the Roman Empire expanded, military camps were established on the newly conquered territories.

Ancient Roman siege engines

Ancient Roman conquerors had effective siege engines developed for attacking fortifications.

Climate zones

The Earth is divided into geographical and climatic zones, which result in the zonation of vegetation.

Mycenae (2nd millenium BC)

The city with advanced culture was the first settlement in history to have a citadel.

Soap

Fatty acid molecules consist of a polar head and a non-polar tail, therefore they are suitable for removing fat stains.

Calcium carbonate (CaCO₃)

Limestone is a widely and diversely used material.

Auschwitz I Labour camp

The concentration camp established on Polish territory was the administrative centre of a huge camp complex.

Cortical organisation of speech

Producing speech requires the synchronised operation of several cortical centres.

Stirling engine - hot-air engine

Stirling engines are also known as external combustion engines. Unlike internal combustion engines (e.g. Otto-engine), here combustion takes place outside...

Open-cast mine

As opposed to underground mines, in open-pit mines the layers covering coal are removed, coal is extracted on the surface.

Tidal power station

Tidal power stations utilise the daily fluctuation of the water level for producing electricity.

Time zones

The Earth is divided into 24 time zones. Standard time is the time used within time zones.

Colonisation and decolonisation

The colonising powers´ colours were wiped off the map by the nations fighting to regain their independence.

Chengdu J-20 Mighty Dragon (China, 2017)

The Chengdu J-20, also known as Mighty Dragon, is a multiple function stealth fighter aircraft.

Added to your cart.