The life-cycle of the Solar System

The formation of the Sun and the planets started with the contraction of a dust cloud about 4.5 billion years ago.

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Political and economic unions

Several political and economic unions have been formed between countries during the past decades.

Formation of the Earth and Moon

This animation demonstrates how the Earth and the Moon were formed.


Neptune is the outermost planet of the Solar System, the smallest of the gas giants.


Saturn is the second largest planet in the Solar System, easily recognisable by its rings.


Mercury is innermost and smallest planet of the Solar System.

Administrative divisions of the Netherlands

This animation presents the provinces and provincial capitals of the Netherlands.

The countries of Europe

Learning about the geographic location, capitals and flags of European countries through...

Our astronomical neighbourhood

A demonstration of nearby planets, stars and galaxies.

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