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Belgian inventors

Robert Cailliau, the forgotten co-inventor of www!

Two of them have developed the web: an Englishman named Tim Berners-Lee, and a brilliant Belgian scientist who has been forgotten, Robert Cailliau. How could we forget the name of a man behind the technology we use every day? Even the Britannica encyclopedia attributes the invention of the web to the English scientist, neglecting his Belgian colleague. […]

What is the difference between crystal and glass

What is the difference between crystal and glass?

Its brilliance does not deceive us, but yet we are entitled to question the difference between crystal and glass. Especially since crystal and glass are both composed of silicon oxide, in other words sand subjected to very high temperatures to make it melt. […]