Flood defense system

The protective embankment, or, in case of minor floods, the summer dike ensures the protection against flood damage.

Burj Al Arab (Dubai, 1999)

Burj Al Arab, the world's only seven-star luxury hotel is located in the United Arab Emirates.

How does it work? - Water tower

This animation demonstrates the structure of water towers.

Western jackdaw

Groups of western jackdaws are frequently found in cities. Konrad Lorenz analysed the complex social behaviour of these animals.

Shadows

Change of light conditions in different seasons. Measuring height using shadows.

British soldier (World War I)

During World War I, Britain was part of the military alliance called the ´Triple Entente´.

Surface area of spheres (demonstration)

The surface of a sphere consists of the set of points which are all at the same distance from a given point in space.

Alkanes

Alkanes are saturated hydrocarbons which can be organized into a homologous series.

Rietveld Schröder House (Utrecht, 1924)

The Rietveld Schröder House, located in the town of Utrecht in the Netherlands, can be considered a forerunner of modern houses.

Persian warrior (5th century BC)

The excellent archers were feared members of the Persian army

Eiffel Tower (Paris, 1889)

The iron lattice tower, erected for the 1889 World Fair, became the symbol of the capital city of France.

Soma cube

Three-dimensional assembly puzzle with solutions.

Photosynthesis (basic)

Plants are capable of converting inorganic substances (carbon dioxide and water) into organic sugar.

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G (Germany, 1941)

A legendary fighter plane used by the German air force in World War II.

Moon radar experiment (Zoltán Bay, 1946)

In 1946 a Hungarian scientist was the first person to detect radar echoes from the Moon.

The castle of Eger (16th century)

The castle of Eger got its final shape and became an important component in the new chain of border forts in the 16th century.

Forms of government and official state languages

The animation shows the forms of government and official languages of the world´s countries.

Market town (Kingdom of Hungary)

Market towns became the most common type of towns in the Kingdom of Hungary by the Late Middle Ages.

Tanks (World War I)

Tanks developed in the mid-1910s quickly became the most important weapons of land-based military operations.

How does it work? - Impulse steam turbine

This animation demonstrates the structure and operation of impulse turbines.

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