• Experiments

    The crazy match

    Have you ever noticed that your hair goes all over the place when you put on your jumper? Or did you ever get a shock when you kissed someone? The culprit is static electricity. And you are going to use this hair-raising concept to make a match move without touching it. Shall we take up the challenge? […]

  • Chemistry

    Try to bring your drawing to life

    Have you ever wanted to see your drawing come to life? You know, a man, a boat, a message, whatever… as long as it moves afterward. You can do this at home too, with dry-erase whiteboard markers. […]

  • Experiments

    Why does the water rise in a glass with a candle?

    With this simple science experiment, you will extract a submerged coin without touching the water. To help you, use a candle, a lighter, and a glass. With a touch of science, any magic trick is possible. Use this trick to surprise your friends, family, and teachers. […]

A scientastic heritage

Animals

Why fear wolves?

The fear of the big bad wolf, maintained since the Middle Ages by tales and fables, is linked to the fear of our own animal impulses. But the wolf is practically harmless for the Man […]

Artistic

When the intelligence of plants is exploited by robots. Discover the Plant Fever exhibition at the Centre d’Innovation et de Design in Grand-Hornu.

Plants do not have a brain or nervous system like us. And yet, researchers show that they are gifted with intelligence. Defending themselves against aggression, finding their food, or communicating through their roots, these are all incredible elements that demonstrate the intelligence of plants.
But it is not only scientists who are interested in the plant kingdom. Artists too are amazed at their prowess. So much so that they are inspired by the intelligence of nature to create new, revolutionary, and breathtaking objects or tools. Plant Fever is an exhibition that bears witness to the power of plants… that human is trying to mimic. […]

Fun facts

Animals

Why fear wolves?

The fear of the big bad wolf, maintained since the Middle Ages by tales and fables, is linked to the fear of our own animal impulses. But the wolf is practically harmless for the Man […]