Types of dentition in mammals

The dentition of different species of mammals reflect their feeding habits.

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 do geckos' feet adhere to smooth surfaces?

Geckos can walk on walls or even ceilings. The 3D scene explains this ability.

V-1 flying bomb

The V-1 flying bomb was an early pulse-jet-powered cruise missile developed in Nazi Germany and deployed in WWII.

Maize

One of the most important monocot crops.

Abbey of Saint Gall (11th century)

The building complex was one of the most important Benedictine abbeys for centuries.

Japanese soldier (World War II)

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

Mitsubishi A6M Zero (Japan, 1940)

The Japanese Mitsubishi A6M, commonly known as 'Zero' to the Allies, was a legendary aircraft of the Second World War.

Fat molecule

Three saturated fatty acid molecules linked to a glycerol molecule.

Oil molecule

Triglycerides containing unsaturated fatty acids are liquid at room temperature.

Secondary structure of proteins

Polypeptide chains are composed of amino acids and can appear in alpha-helix or beta-sheet form.

Telescopes

This animation shows optical and radiotelescopes used in astronomical observation.

Two-stroke engine

A two-stroke engine is a type of internal combustion engine with a cycle of only two (power) strokes.

Observatory

Observatories are often built at high elevations to minimise the effects of atmospheric turbulence

The evolution of data storage

The capacity of data storage devices have increased at an incredible rate during the past decades.

Optical instruments

A wide variety of optical instruments are in use today, ranging from microscopes to telescopes.

Desktop computer

This animation demonstrates the structure and most important peripherals of desktop computers.

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