Monday, 7 April 2014

The Pill The Greatest Belgian Invention Of All Time

The contraceptive pill that was invented by the Flemish gynaecologist Ferdinand Peeters has been voted the Best Belgian Invention of all time by listeners to VRT Radio 1's sceince programme 'De bende van Einstein'. The pill gained 38% of the votes, to come in well ahead of the other inventions in the top five: JPEG method of compressing digital images, Mercator projection, the praline chocolate and the saxophone.


Source: Flanders New