The inventions from the Battleground of Europe
Many know about Belgian fries and chocolate, but here, you will read that they also contributed to the discovery of the Big Bang, new chemical processes, viruses, and even the web!
A very fast succession of images gives the impression of continuous movement, like in cartoons. It works thanks to a phenomenon called the retinal persistence. It was the Brussels native Joseph Plateau who discovered it and created the first phenakistiscope. […]