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Masterminds. The History of the University of Groningen

Masterminds takes you trough the history of science, featuring groundbreaking research and major scientific discoveries at the University of Groningen. From the story of its founding, via the first electric car and the first female student Aletta Jacobs, to the contemporary research of Nobel prize winner Ben Feringa and his nano car.

Eight figureheads of science, such as the versatile Petrus Camper and the ingenious Sibrandus Stratingh, show the challenges faced by Groningen scientists. Historical objects illustrate the developments in modern science.

Experience what science is all about, see how scientists work in a laboratory and become acqainted with scientific experiments.

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