Belgian inventors

Jean-Baptiste Van Helmont

Jean-Baptiste Van Helmont Jean-Baptiste Van Helmont’s life Jean-Baptiste Van Helmont was born in Brussels, into […]

Belgian inventors

Peter Piot and the discovery of the Ebola virus

Peter Piot, also called Baron Peter Piot, is a Belgian microbiologist, born in Leuven in 1949.

He grew up in a rural village in Flemish Brabant, and very early on he was interested in science and disease. It’s no surprise that he first studied science and then medicine at the University of Ghent. […]


Mary Anning

Mary Anning, the first Paleonthologist woman. She discovered many fossils of Ichthyosaurs and Pterodactylus Macronyx. […]