Utrechtse muurformules


Foto van de muurschildering met diverse details uit het werk van Prof. Donders, zoals de wetenschappelijke verklaring van bijziendheid.

Professor Donders studies the eye

What does the mural show? This mural depicts Franciscus Cornelis Donders, the pioneer of ophthalmology in the Netherlands. He is famous for his studies of eye disorders, eye diseases and for his many ingenious ophthalmic and optical instruments. Prof. Donders gave scientific explanations, often based on insights from physics, for common eye disorders such as…

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Prof. Van ‘t Hoff studies Stereochemistry

What do we see here? This mural depicts Jacobus Henricus (Henri) van ‘t Hoff, who started the field of Stereochemistry during his PhD research in Utrecht. Stereochemistry can be described as a kind of ‘spatial chemistry’: the phenomenon that molecules that are composed of the same atoms can be structured in different ways, for example…

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