Milestones of sculpture

The animation shows five outstanding works in the history of sculpture.

The human eye

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

Atmospheric circulation

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

Stonehenge (Great Britain, Bronze Age)

The world famous monument in England still poses mysteries for archaeologist.

Domestic electric light sources

This animation shows the characteristics of domestic light sources, from traditional...

Gutenberg's press (Mainz, 15th century)

Life magazine picked Gutenberg's invention of mechanical movable type printing as the...

How does it work? - Loudspeaker

In loudspeakers sound waves are generated by electromagnetic induction.

The Sun

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

Geographic coordinate system

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

Liuhe Pagoda (Hangzhou, 12th century)

The Buddhist pagoda of the six Harmonies is located in China, by the River Qiantang.

Structure of the Earth (intermediate)

The Earth is composed of several spherical layers.

Meiosis

Our gametes are haploid cells produced from diploid cells by meiosis, a special type of...

Viking stave church (Borgund, 13th century)

A wooden church built in the 12th-13th centuries, the best preserved of Norway´s stave...

Hotspots

Hotspots are areas of the Earth´s crust where magma often rises to the surface and causes...

Offshore natural gas extraction, Norway

The Troll A is an offshore natural gas platform, the largest offshore platform ever...

Elementary particles

Matter is made up by quarks and leptons, while interactions are carried by bosons.

Atomic bombs (1945)

The atomic bomb is one of the most destructive weapons in human history.

Optical illusion

The information gathered by the eye is misinterpreted by the brain.

Knossos Palace (2nd millenium BC)

The largest bronze-age building complex of ancient Crete was probably the centre of...

Electrical conduction system of the heart

Our heart generates the electrical impulses necessary for its own operation. The graphic...

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