Monthly Archives: March 2021

The fall of Icarus

Click on the numbers to read what was happening when Icarus fell in the sea. Pieter Brueghel – Landscape with the Fall of Icarus created in 1558. Oil on canvas, Musées Royaux des Beaux-arts de Belgique, Brussels


Great inventors

Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky (1889 – 1972) was a Russian pioneer of aviation who designed the first four-engine aeroplanes and the first modern helicopter. Joseph-Michel Montgolfier (1740 – 1810)...