Ivan Meštrović: History of the Croats

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

Conformations of ethane

The staggered conformation of ethane is more stable than the...

Stirling engine - hot-air engine

Stirling engines are also known as external combustion engines....

Fullerene (C₆₀)

A crystalline allotrope of carbon which was discovered at the end...

Optical isomerism

Mirror image isomers of asymmetrical shapes and solids are...

Torii (gateway) of the Itsukushima Shrine

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

Geyser

A geyser is a spring characterised by intermittent discharge of...

Phonograph and gramophone

Edison´s invention records and plays sound from a cylinder, while...

Abbey of Saint Gall (11th century)

The building complex was one of the most important Benedictine...

Junction

Entertaining and spectacular animation to practise orientation in...

Saccharose (sucrose) (C₁₂H₂₂O₁₁)

A white, water-soluble, sweet compound known as sugar.

The upper gastrointestinal tract

During swallowing food travels from the mouth cavity into the stomach.

Diversity of light-detecting organs

Several analogous types of eyes have developed independently...

Ottoman soldiers (16th century)

The Ottoman army included janissaries (paid warriors) and sipahis...

Knee joint

The knee joint is made up by the femur, the tibia and the kneecap.

Ancient Greek pottery

The masterpieces of ancient Greek potters are important...

Niche

In ecology, a niche is a term describing the way of life of a species.

Soldiers of the American Civil War

The American Civil War was fought between the Confederacy and the...

The withdrawal reflex

The withdrawal reflex is a spinal reflex that ensures moving away...

Milky Way

The diameter of our galaxy is about 100,000 light years; it...

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