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Our Natural Selection: short animation videos tell the story of six must-see exhibits in our Museum. (Image: RBINS)
17/08/2016

'Our Natural Selection': Let Your Smartphone Guide You to Six Must-Sees in Our Museum

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Reinout Verbeke

Turn your smartphone into a video guide with the free izi.TRAVEL-app and check the 'Our Natural Selection' Tour. Animations and archive photos tell you the story of 6 of our must-see exhibits.

Handwritten geologic map of Spa by Jean-Marc Marion (2016).
18/07/2016

RBINS maps the history of Belgian geology at Cartographiae in the Royal Palace

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Jonas Van Boxel

Three original geological maps from our Institute, by different generations of Belgian geologists, are part of the summer exposition Cartographiae at the Royal Palace.

Action Big Mouth / Grote Muilen / Grandes Gueules
14/07/2016

A Big Mouth? Me?

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Reinout Verbeke

This summer, become our “Big Mouth Ambassador” in a snap!

The T.rex, the mosasaurs, the Neanderthal of Spy, the tiger, the wolf, ... Our halls and galleries are full of big mouths! Come and (re-)discover them this summer: become their ambassador!

The Balat-greenhouse, a masterpiece in the Botanic Garden of Meise. In front: two of our selected masterpieces for 100 Masters: the mosasaur and the thylacine (Photo: Thierry Hubin, RBINS)
24/06/2016

“Museum swap” with Botanic Garden Meise for #100Masters

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Reinout Verbeke

On June 9th we organised a “museum swap” with the Botanic Garden in Meise. We visited each other to discover the showpieces that are selected for 100 Masters.

One of our technicians preparing a foot of the Plateosaurus. (Photo: Thierry Hubin, RBINS)
21/06/2016

A Plateosaurus in our Dinosaur Gallery in 2017

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Reinout Verbeke

Our Institute has welcomed a new dinosaur: a Plateosaurus. It measures about 6.5 metres in length and has lived 210 million years ago. Plateosaurus is one of the first great dinosaurs and one of the very first “long necks”.

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