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Yacht
Transport

Racing yacht anatomy

We highlight the major components of a cutting-edge sailing boat
130
Organ
Science

Inside the stomach

This major organ in the digestive system has several distinct regions with different functions
1,911
OUYA
Technology

OUYA teardown

Take a look at the major technology inside this open-platform console now
2,041
Beta Pictoris planetary disc, artwork
Space

Beta Pictoris up close

63 light years from Earth, Beta Pictoris is surrounded by a protoplanetary disc in the process of forming planets. Take a tour around it now…
1,233
Launch Mechanism
Technology

Rollercoaster launchers

Learn about the engineering that propels thrill-seekers to 240km/h in mere seconds
309
US352124.pdf
History

The first electric submarine

Learn about the Goubet I – the earliest underwater vessel to be electrically powered
503
Musketeer
History

Uniform of a musketeer

Check out the essential kit worn by famed musketeer captain, Comte d’Artagnan
747
Whaling
History

Life on board a 19th-century whaling ship

How did these specialist vessels help a crew hunt down the highly prized marine mammals on perilous sea voyages that could last for months?
379
Binary
Space

Binary stars explained

How do multi-star systems form – and do planets exist where the sun sets twice?
71
Eagle
Space

The Eagle Nebula explored

What goes on inside this stellar nursery and what can it tell astronomers about the complex process of star formation?
1,687
Hoplite
History

Greek warriors

The hoplites of Ancient Greece were some of the most feared fighters in the world – find out why
116
Mower
Transport

Ride-on lawnmowers

Find out how these diesel-powered cutting machines which you can drive help keep huge sports fields and lawns neat and trim
243
Brachiosaurus
History

The giant Brachiosaurus

Three times longer and two times taller than a double-decker bus, Brachiosaurus truly was a terrestrial titan of epic proportions
329
Environment

Subterranean rivers

Discover how, over many millennia, water can create spectacular cave systems and secret waterfalls all hidden deep beneath the ground

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