Sunday, October 29, 2006

Liebig's laboratory


Liebig's laboratory
Deutsches Museum
Munich
Germany

Liebig was a German chemist and is known as the "father of the fertilizer industry". He made important contributions to agricultural and biological chemistry.

Friday, October 27, 2006

Foucault Pendulum

Jean-Bernard-Léon Foucault (1819-1868) was a French physician, physicist and naturalist. In 1850, he measured the velocity of light.


Foucault Pendulum
Deutsches Museum
Munich
Germany

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

Writing transcendental thoughts.


Deutsches Museum
Munich
Germany

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

The world's largest museum of technology and science!


Deutsches Museum
German Museum
Munich
Germany

Monday, October 23, 2006

Neue Pinakothek
New Pinakothek


Water lilies
Claude Monet
Neue Pinakothek
Munich

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:)
Munich

Sunday, October 22, 2006

Alte Pinakothek
Old Pinakothek


Alte Pinakothek
Munich
Germany

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.

Monday, October 16, 2006

Glyptothek


Glyptothek Museum
Munich
Germany

I strongly recommend this Museum. The Glyptothek houses Greek and Roman sculpture.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Propyläen - Propylaea - Προπυλαια


Propyläen
Königsplatz
Munich, Germany

Propyläen is the monumental gateway that serves as the entrance to an acropolis (edge of a town or a high city).

Residenz
Munich


Antiquarium

The Residenz was the home of the Wittelsbach dynasty up until 1918.

The Antiquarium is inside of the Residenz. This great hall is the largest Renaissance ceremonial hall in the north of the Alps.