Sunday, October 29, 2006
Friday, October 27, 2006
Jean-Bernard-Léon Foucault (1819-1868) was a French physician, physicist and naturalist. In 1850, he measured the velocity of light.
In the years 1850 and 1851, he demonstrated the daily rotation of the Earth about its axis using a pendulum. The famous "Foucault's Pendulum" experiment took place in 1851 in the Pantheon in Paris. The Pendulum wire was 67 m long and pendulum ball weighed 28 kg.
Thursday, October 26, 2006
Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Monday, October 23, 2006
London has Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives. Munich has an important group of Art Museums as well: Neu Pinakothek, Alte Pinakothek and Pinakothek der Modern. These three Museums contain some of the richest collections of European painting in the world.
Welcome to Neue Pinakothek:)
Sunday, October 22, 2006
Alte Pinakothek is one of the world's most famous galleries, opened in 1836. It is a building in the Italian Renaissance style.
Alte Pinakothek, 1900
It is also one of the oldest galleries in the world.