Lunar eclipse

Lunar eclipses occur when the Moon passes through the shadow cone of Earth

Theatre of Dionysus (Athens, 4th century BC)

The theatre that has a distinctive shape and excellent acoustics was situated at the side of the Acropolis in Athens.

Roman soldier (1st century BC)

Mercenaries of the ancient Roman army were well-trained and well equipped with the most up-to-date weapons.

Earth

The Earth is a rocky planet with a solid crust and oxygen in its atmosphere.

Bedouin camp

The seminomadic lifestyle of the Bedouin adapted to the climatic and environmental conditions of the desert.

Pyramid of Djoser (Saqqara, 27th century BC)

The step pyramid, built in the 27th century BC, was the first pyramid in Egypt.

Wonders of the Ancient World

Today only one of the Wonders of the Ancient World is still intact: the Pyramids of Giza.

Medieval inhabited bridge (London Bridge, 16th century)

In the Tudor Era around 200 buildings were built on the bridge across the River Thames.

Bastille (Paris, 18th century)

The Parisian prison became legendary after the Revolution of 1789.

Human muscles

Skeletal muscles form the active part of the locomotor system: they move the bones they are attached to.

Anatomy of the large intestine

The large intestine is the last section of our digestive track.

Great Wall of China

A series of fortifications built to prevent incursions from northern nomadic groups.

Fusion reactor

Nuclear fusion will serve as an environmentally friendly and practically unlimited source of energy.

Macedonian siege tower (4th century BC)

The army of Alexander the Great successfully deployed siege towers in its attacks against fortifications.

The sense of balance

The position and acceleration of the head is detected by the inner ear.

Maglev Trains

One of the most modern means of transport is the Maglev, capable of travelling at speeds of over 400 km/h.

Telegraph (Samuel F. B. Morse)

The American inventor presented his invention revolutionising telecommunication at New York University in 1837.

Telephone (Alexander Graham Bell)

The device that transmits human voice as electrical signals was invented by Bell in 1876.

Airbus A380 (2005)

The double-decked, wide-bodied passenger aircraft can carry more then 500 passengers.

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