The German engineer Rudolf Diesel patented the diesel engine in 1893.
Nuclear power plants convert the energy released during nuclear fission into electric power.
African villages adapt to the natural environment well and reflect of the culture of local tribes.
The information gathered by the eye is misinterpreted by the brain.
The Rutherford Experiment proved the existence of positively charged atomic nuclei. The results led to the elaboration of a new atomic model.
The seminomadic lifestyle of the Bedouin adapted to the climatic and environmental conditions of the desert.
In the Tudor Era around 200 buildings were built on the bridge across the River Thames.
The magnificent capital of the Aztec Empire astonished even the Spanish Conquistadors.
Typical settlements of the Norsemen were not only established in Scandinavia, they appeared on distant areas as well.
The Panama Canal is an artificial waterway created to shorten shipping routes between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Troll A is an offshore natural gas platform, the largest offshore platform ever built: it rises about 170 metres above water level, weighs 656,000...
The army of Alexander the Great successfully deployed siege towers in its attacks against fortifications.
A series of fortifications built to prevent incursions from northern nomadic groups.
The excellent road and aqueduct system covering the whole empire reflects well the development of the Roman civilisation.
The Internet allows us to send data quickly to large distances.
Machines converting the energy of flowing or falling water into useful forms of power were already in use in the Middle Ages.
In transmission systems, the engine torque is modified by reducing or increasing rotational speed.
Skeletal muscles form the active part of the locomotor system: they move the bones they are attached to.
The large intestine is the last section of our digestive track.
Cannons also appeared in naval warfare.