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photo: Koninklijke Bibliotheek
19/10/2016

Reissue of the 17th Century Masterpiece That Turned Insect Studies Into Art

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Jonas Van Boxel

She was an insect studies pioneer, explorer and artist. Her work inspired Linnaes and Goethe, and was collected by Peter The Great. Publisher Lannoo pays tribute to Maria Sibylla Merian with a facsimile of Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium, her masterpiece.

Overview of the prepared bones. The skull is a cast. (photo: Thierry Hubin - RBINS)
06/10/2016

Plateosaurus update: a 3D puzzle for experts!

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Jonas Van Boxel

Our technicians are making great progress on the preparation of our very own Plateosaurus skeleton. Since the arrival the extraordinary specimen in May, one third of the bones have been prepared for display.

The Dinosaur Gallery in Street View
12/09/2016

Walk Online Through the Museum of Natural Sciences, Thanks to Google

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Charlotte Degueldre

Google together with the Museum of Natural Sciences and some of the most loved natural history institutions in the world, has launched a new online experience, allowing people to come face to face with fascinating specimens and browse through the most spectacular collection of natural his

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.

Our museologists Sophie Boitsios, Katelijn De Kesel and Isabelle Du Four with Dirk Bertels of Studio Louter during the award ceremony. (Photo: Museum and Heritage Awards)
23/05/2016

Gallery of Humankind Awarded Silver at the Museum and Heritage awards

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Reinout Verbeke

Our Gallery of Humankind became second in the ‘international’ category in this year’s Museum + Heritage Awards for Excellence.

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