In Leuven, the universe is at your feet. Did you know that the big bang theory was written in Leuven? Professor Georges Lemaître launched this revolutionary theory about the Big Bang in 1931 at the University of Leuven. As a tribute, there is a new city artwork. It is called 'Oer Atom' and it transforms the inner city into a universe. Discover many interesting facts about the work of art and the universe while walking.
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