Tunel Brukselski – Eksperyment z fotokatalizą – In 09.2011. European experts began their experiment in the Brussels tunnel, through which passes every day 25 thousand. cars. 100 meter length of building was covered with cement with titanium dioxide TiO2, which is the source of a chemical process called photocatalysis, acts as a catalyst driven by solar radiation (UV).
Lwy jaskiniowe – Przyczyna ich wyginięcia
Lwy jaskiniowe – Przyczyna ich wyginięcia – With accurate analysis of the bones of extinct Cave lions that the cause of their extinction was narrow specialization Nutrition. Research collagen have shown that these animals mainly liked to the reindeer that consume lichens. With the change in climate 19 thousand. years ago, this type of lichens disappeared from Europe, which began dying reindeer. Cave lions also not able to adapt to new conditions, and consequently became extinct.
Czarnobylska katastrofa – Wypadek w elektrowni jądrowej
Czarnobylska katastrofa – 26.04.1986 accident occurred in the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The cause was an explosion of hydrogen in a nuclear reactor. Contaminated surface was 125-146 thousands km² of Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, and the radioactive cloud was moving over Europe. Because of contamination were evacuated and resettled more than 350 thousand. people.
Przewidziane zaćmienie słońca – Przez Talesa z Miletu
Przewidziane zaćmienie słońca – Przez Talesa z Miletu – 28.05.585 B.C. It was first provided solar eclipse. The calculations made by Thales of Miletus, a Greek philosopher, mathematician and astronomer. The creator of the foundations of science and European philosophy. He created the first rational theory of nature.
Przeciwmalaryczne skuteczne lekarstwo – Wyizolowana chinina
Przeciwmalaryczne skuteczne lekarstwo – Wyizolowana chinina – One of the first effective drugs for malaria was the bark of the Peruvian cinchona tree (Cinchona) containing alkaloid – quinine. Its action convinced the Jesuits and approx. 1640. Brought it from South America. to Europe. It was not until 1820. Quinine isolated the French chemists – Pierre Joseph Pelletier and Joseph Bienaime Caventou.
Statystyka rzutu karnego – Europejskie trzy sezony
Statystyka rzutu karnego – In 2008. Castrol has commissioned a detailed study of penalty kicks executed in three seasons in football leagues: English, Spanish, Italian, French and German. The whole is complemented by the results of the Champions League, UEFA Cup and European Championship. With the 1527 penalty shoot the ball landed in the net in 75.7% of cases. It follows that the ¼ of penalties will not translate into goals. 3.6% of all shots landed outside the goal, stopped the remaining 3.5% of the posts or crossbar. Goalkeepers managed to defend up 18.2% strokes.
Eksplozja indonezyjskiego wulkanu
Eksplozja indonezyjskiego wulkanu – 7. 04. 1815. On the Indonesian island of Sumbawa exploded volcano Tambora. Experts compared the strength of its 1000 US atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima. The explosion brought with it 50 thousand. human victims. From the crater blown up about 150 km³ stones. The volcano threw into the atmosphere huge amounts of dust and sulfur dioxide – a cloud stretched across the earth and covered the sun, another period has been recorded as the „year without a summer.” Summer frosts have caused damage to the collections of Europe and North America. In many areas were the cause of starvation.
Migration map – By comparing DNA oldest ancestors of modern man with newer archaeological samples produced outline map migration. It shows that the man began to „move” from Africa to Europe after the climax of the last ice age (28 thousands years ago), but before the younger Stone Age (10 thousands years ago).
Chinese see otherwise – A study by Rachel E. Jack from the University of Glasgow, on 15 white Europeans and 15 Chinese people showed that the Chinese in assessing the emotions of another human being focus on the expression of the eyes, and the Europeans are looking primarily for eyebrows and lips caller. These cultural differences lead to erroneous read emotions and misunderstandings between members of different cultures.