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Nuclear fusion will serve as an environmentally friendly and practically unlimited source of energy.
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Matter is made up by quarks and leptons, while interactions are carried by bosons.
The diameter of the Sun is about 109 times that of the Earth. Most of its mass consists of hydrogen.
This animation demonstrates the process of star development for average and massive stars.
The atomic bomb is one of the most destructive weapons in human history.
Energy released during nuclear fission can be used for civilian or military purposes.
Hydrogen atoms within hydrogen molecules are held together by a covalent bond.
Nuclear power plants convert the energy released during nuclear fission into electric power.
The process of the decay of unstable nuclei is called radioactivity.
This animation presents some interesting facts in the field of astronomy.
Satellites orbiting the Earth can be used for civilian or military purposes.
The Soviet-made satellite was the first spacecraft to be launched into outer space (in October 1957).
This animation introduces the studies of astronomers and physicists whose works fundamentally changed our view of the universe.
The Rutherford Experiment proved the existence of positively charged atomic nuclei. The results led to the elaboration of a new atomic model.
A transformer is a device used for converting the voltage of electric current.
The Voyager space probes were the first man-made objects to leave the Solar System. They gather data about outer space and carry information about humanity.
The purpose of the electricity supply network is to provide electricity for consumers.
Geothermal power stations convert energy of hot, high-pressure water found in deeper layers of the Earth into electricity.
This animation demonstrates how solar energy can be utilised.
The huge dam built on the Colorado river in the US was named after a former American President.
The International Space Station is a habitable satellite built with the cooperation of 16 countries.
The three important laws describing planetary motion were formulated by Johannes Kepler.
Marie Curie, the only person to win the Nobel Prize in two different sciences, is probably the most famous woman in the history of science.
Solar power stations convert solar energy into electricity.
The Space Shuttle was a manned, reusable spacecraft operated by NASA.
Studying Ceres and Vesta will help us learn more about the early history of the Solar System and how rocky planets are formed.
The New Horizons space probe was launched in 2006, with the objective to study Pluto and the Kuiper Belt.
Wind power stations convert the kinetic energy of the wind into electricity.
Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space on 12 April 1961.
Biogas can be produced from organic material (manure, plant waste, organic waste) using bacteria. Biogas is a mixture of methane and carbon dioxide; burning...
Pollution is the detrimental effect of human activity on the natural environment.
Tidal power stations utilise the daily fluctuation of the water level for producing electricity.
Water turbines convert the kinetic energy of water into electric current.