Edisono elektros lemputė

Iš Amerikos kilęs elektros inžinierius Edisonas išrado kaitinamąją lemputę, kuri pakeitė...

Stefensono raketa (1829)

Anglų inžinieriaus Džordžo Stefensono sukurtas lokomotyvas buvo skirtas 1829 m. vykusiam...

Hagia Sophia (Istanbul)

The church of the 'Holy Wisdom', built in the Byzantine Empire, had been one of the...

Patent-Motorwagen (Karl Benz, 1886)

The Benz Patent-Motorwagen is widely regarded as the first vehicle propelled by an...

Moai (Easter Island, 16th century)

This Pacific island is famous for its unique monolithic human figures.

Hot-air balloon (18th century)

The French Montgolfier brothers were the first pioneers of flying.

Watt´s steam engine (18th century)

The steam engine, perfected by the Scottish engineer James Watt, revolutionised technology.

Geographical discoveries (15th-17th century)

Legendary geographical discoveries at the beginning of the Modern Age had not only...

Galileo Galilei's workshop

Galileo Galilei's scientific achievements contributed greatly to the advancement of...

Mining at the time of the Industrial Revolution

At the end of the 18th century, mining boomed because of the great need for raw materials...

Melk Abbey (Austria)

The 900 years old Benedictine abbey is situated in Melk, on the right bank of the Danube.

Nizwa Fort (Oman, 17th century)

The round tower of the largest fort in the Arabian Peninsula had an ingenious defence system.

Daguerreotype

The first commercially successful technique of photography was invented by the French...

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.

Naval cannon (17th century)

Cannons also appeared in naval warfare.

Taj Mahal (Agra, 17th century)

The centre of the Indian mausoleum complex is a white marble tomb built by Shah Jahan for...

Wright Flyer I (1903)

The Wright Flyer was the first successful powered, heavier-than-air aircraft, designed...

Tower of London (16th century)

The intriguing history of this historic castle spans nearly a thousand years.

BR Standard Class 3 2-6-2T steam locomotive

A type of steam locomotives used by British Railways were manufactured in the 1950s.

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