Tardigrades can survive in extreme environments, they can even stay alive in outer space.
An ancient Greek myth about the tragedy of father and son who wanted to flee the island of Crete.
The dentition of different species of mammals reflect their feeding habits.
A differential allows the driven wheels of a car to rotate at different speeds when the car is turning.
Stirling engines are also known as external combustion engines. Unlike internal combustion engines (e.g. Otto-engine), here combustion takes place outside...
The characteristic ancient Greek statue was found on the bottom of the Adriatic Sea.
HMS Dreadnought revolutionised battleship-building in the 20th century.
Cinemas were built in large numbers in big cities of the US in the 1910s.
One of the Croatian sculptor's most famous works depicts a woman wearing a traditional costume.
A special, 3D version of the well-known Chinese logical game.
Metal atoms form a regular lattice structure.
In a passive house a comfortable inner temperature can be ensured without the use of traditional heating and cooling systems.
The French monarch got his epithet because of his opulent and extravagant lifestyle.
A crystalline allotrope of carbon which was discovered at the end of the 1980s.
This animation demonstrates how a refrigerator works.
A long pipe in the centre of the tower penetrates the ocean bed until it reaches the layer that contains oil.
A type of herbivorous dinosaur easily recognisable by its large frill and three horns which lived in the Cretaceous period.
Public schools in villages played an important role in education.
The Ottoman army included janissaries (paid warriors) and sipahis (vassal knights).
The building complex was one of the most important Benedictine abbeys for centuries.