• 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • astronaute escaping from Mars gravity
    Astronomy

    How strong is gravity on Mars?

    Although very close to planet Earth, Mars has very little in common with our planet. In particular, the gravity on Mars is much weaker than on Earth. Understanding the impact of the gravitational forces on [...]

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 […]

nature

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 […]