Stegosaurus

A type of prehistoric reptile having bony plates on its back, which aided thermoregulation.

How does it work? - LCD screens

A liquid-crystal display utilises the light modulating properties of liquid crystals.

How does it work? - Plasma display television

This animation explains how a plasma display television works.

How does it work? - CRT television

This animation demonstrates how a CRT television works.

How does it work? - Mobile phone

This animation demonstrates how mobile phones work.

Wankel engine

A type of rotary engine of high efficiency

Hard disk drive

Computer hard disk drives are devices of magnetic data storage.

Roman gladiators (2nd century)

Gladiators were combatants who entertained audiences in fights against each other or wild animals in ancient Roman arenas.

Japanese soldier (World War II)

Highly committed Japanese soldiers fought primarily at the Asian and Pacific theatres of the Second World War.

How does it work? - Differential gear

A differential allows the driven wheels of a car to rotate at different speeds when the car is turning.

Optical isomerism

Mirror image isomers of asymmetrical shapes and solids are non-superimposable.

Torii (gateway) of the Itsukushima Shrine

The torii is a traditional Japanese gate built at the entrance of shrines.

Stirling engine - hot-air engine

Stirling engines are also known as external combustion engines. Unlike internal combustion engines (e.g. Otto-engine), here combustion takes place outside...

Apoxyomenos

The characteristic ancient Greek statue was found on the bottom of the Adriatic Sea.

Ivan Meštrović: History of the Croats

One of the Croatian sculptor's most famous works depicts a woman wearing a traditional costume.

3D Tangram

A special, 3D version of the well-known Chinese logical game.

Passive house

In a passive house a comfortable inner temperature can be ensured without the use of traditional heating and cooling systems.

European badger

The European badger is an omnivorous, nocturnal animal. Badger colonies live in large burrow systems, called setts.

European pond turtle

The animation shows the anatomy of turtles.

The Cave of Altamira

The world-famous limestone cave with its amazing cave paintings is one of the most important archaeological sites of Palaeolithic art.

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