Discover stories of science, technology, engineering and mathematics


black and white photograph portrait of Werner Heisenberg with a red square line drawn around him
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Meet Heisenberg: a quantum mechanics pioneer and an icon of 20th-century science history

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How Swede Beda Hallberg battled a pandemic with small paper flowers

Mathematician, engineer and inventor Joseph Maximilian Petzval is best known for his contribution to modern photography.

Pythagoras is a name familiar to many of us.

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Eduards Kraucs's photography documents the construction of the Ķegums Hydropower Plant

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Explore the history of Nokia from Finland and Ericsson from Sweden, two Nordic telecommunications companies


The famous scientist is remembered for her discoveries and pioneering research on radioactivity.

In 1896, Marie took up a scientific puzzle that had stumped her colleague, Henri Becquerel, and cracked it herself.

In this blog, we explore how the human race has viewed space through the ages – from medieval astronomical diagrams to modern cartoons.

Whether you agree with the detail of his theories or not, Sigmund Freud (6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) is easily the most influential psychiatrist of all time.

‘Science’ is a broad term that covers many things, including the development of new ideas, tools and equipments – inventions. So we’ve searched Europeana for some of the best inventions in human history.



Discover gamechangers in the history of medicine, a tribute to healthcare workers keeping us safe and healthy every day.


Highlighting a selection of endangered and threatened plants and animals from across the world.


The telephone has become an essential tool of communication.Explore the development of telephones through time.


For centuries, people have harnessed nature and science to generate energy and electricity for industrial power.


Conquer the space with this astral selection of Europeana Fashion items perfect to reach to the stars!


The magic lantern was the most popular, creative and versatile instrument for visual communication before cinema.


In Europe and the Middle East the dragon was a legendary creature of evil. But are the dragons of myth based on reality?


This gallery shows calendars and others ways to show days and date and tell the time.

Selection of images of airships, balloons, zeppelins and blimps. Join us on a journey through the clouds in some of the most imaginative floating vessels in history.

This gallery presents some of impressive machinery used at or behind the Austro-Hungarian front in World War I.

Learning scenarios about STEAM

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English, Italian, STEAM - Lower secondary

English, STEAM - Upper secondary, Vocational educational training

History, STEAM - Upper secondary

English, History, STEAM - Primary, Lower Secondary

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STEAM - Pre-primary school, Primary school

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STEAM - Lower secondary, Upper secondary

STEAM - Lower secondary, Upper secondary

Art, English, STEAM - Primary School

Art, English, History, STEAM - Primary school

Art, English, History, STEAM - Lower secondary

Astronomy and Earth Sciences, Steam - Primary school

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Videos about STEAM

This video shows the revolutionary Newcomen steam engine, and how this invention determined modern technology.

Know about how in the second half of the 18th-century engineers improved Newcomen’s design and developed high-pressure steam engines