Venus figurines

These Paleolithic statuettes probably symbolize fertility and prosperity.

Globe Theatre (London, 17th century)

One of the directors of the circular, open-air Renaissance theater in London was William...

Ancient Egyptian house

An average Egyptian dwelling consisted of regularly arranged rooms.

Transparency

This animation explains transparency and opacity, the principle of radiography, and the...

Egyptian Pyramids (Giza, 26th century B.C.)

The Giza Necropolis is the only one of the Ancient wonders still intact.

Planets, sizes

The inner planets of the Solar System are terrestrial planets while the outer planets are...

Patent-Motorwagen (Karl Benz, 1886)

The Benz Patent-Motorwagen is widely regarded as the first vehicle propelled by an...

Windmill

Machines converting the energy of wind into useful forms of power were already in use in...

TGV POS train

The train operates between Paris and southern Germany, its cruise speed is 320 km/h (199...

Mushrooms

A mushroom is the fleshy fruiting body of a fungus, made up from hyphae.

The development of celestial mechanics

This animation introduces the studies of astronomers and physicists whose works...

The city of Babylon (6th century B.C.)

The ancient city of Babylon was built on the banks of the Euphrates River in Mesopotamia.

The human eye

The eye is one of our most important sense organs. When stimulated by light, electric...

The Earth’s magnetic field

The Earth’s magnetic North and South poles are located near the geographic North and...

The Sun

The diameter of the Sun is about 109 times that of the Earth. Most of its mass consists...

Structure of the Earth (intermediate)

The Earth is composed of several spherical layers.

The Solar System; planetary orbits

The orbits of the 8 planets in our Solar System are elliptical.

Change of seasons (intermediate)

Due to the Earth´s tilted axis, the angle of the Sun's rays at given latitudes...

Geographic coordinate system

The geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be exactly specified.

Atmospheric circulation

The difference between the temperature of the polar and equatorial zones causes...

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