The Knowledge Lab is the place to discover what science really is about. Get to know the scientific work field and your inner scientist!
Science is everywhere. But what is science? And what's in it for us? The Knowledge Lab is the place to discover what science is. Get to know the scientific work field and you will find out that science is never a ready-made finished product. It is a process of recognizing issues, generating ideas, conducting experiments, gaining understanding and disseminating knowledge.
All aspects are covered in the Knowledge Lab. Through the use of phrenology, the evolution theory, the van Leeuwenhoek Microscope and famous Blaschka- and Auzoux models, you will discover what science really is all about.
History of Utrecht University
The Knowledge Lab also tells the history of the University of Utrecht. From its founding in 1636, through the first female student in 1880, to the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1999 that was awarded to 't Hooft and Veltman up until the present.