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Peeping into hidden corners

BME OMIKK hosted a high-spirited event in the Night of Museums.




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BME OMIKK invited visitors of the University from 3 PM. The programme focused the Technical University itself including the life at the University and kept offering the most popular moments of the earlier programmes.


One of the new programmes was a guided tour in the university campus with historic overview of the history of the 230 years old institute. Walking in the garden the visitors learned the story of the buildings and the formation of the campus of today.


Muzeumok Ejszakaja BME OMIKK 2015 egyetemi seta


One of the favourite programmes is the guided tour in the library. The tourists could see hidden corners while guides spoke about the history of the library and its rare books. The most popular item was a book showing the promenades of Paris and the related story from the University. The donator of the book of two volumes was a professor of the University who protected the integrity of his wife in a banned duel. He freed from prison by the mercy of Franz Joseph.


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Muzeumok Ejszakaja BME OMIKK 2015 konyvtari seta


The Library invited the audience for the great test of the grey matter together with Mensa HungarIQa. The organizers held a second round reflecting to the high number of registration.


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Those who could not test themselves either being under 17 or due to the limited testing capacity, could play ability games, giant chess or giant nine men's morris.


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Muzeumok Ejszakaja BME OMIKK 2015 oriasmalom


During the Night of Museums some student groups could present themselves. The College of Energetics made spectacular experiments and explained their theoretical background. The audience, visiting the laboratory of renewable energies could see heat and power generating installations and a beer collector, built by the students.


Muzeumok Ejszakaja BME OMIKK 2015 habvulkan

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Muzeumok Ejszakaja BME OMIKK 2015 kollektor


In the garden playground home developed cars and motorcycles made a hit. The developers replied to the questions. Kids, with escort, could try driving the special vehicles, indeed!


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Electric car of the Tomato Team


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BME MotoStudent Team with their electric motorcycle


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’Műszakik’ Pneumobil Team's ’Kanóc’ vehicle


Gunfire? Nope! Only the students of Albert Szent-Györgyi College demonstrated the effect of water together with dry ice closed into a PET bottle With the help of students young and old could see the foam volcano and hear roaring flame.


Muzeumok Ejszakaja BME OMIKK 2015 pillepalack

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Muzeumok Ejszakaja BME OMIKK 2015 gyerekek


The sunny summer event was completed by the unplugged concert of High Five Project that was formed in 2014.


Muzeumok Ejszakaja BME OMIKK 2015 high five


After sunset new programmes begun. Visitors learned about the discovery of the Solar system and the newest results of astronomy from the Youth Study Group of the Polaris Observatory.


Muzeumok Ejszakaja BME OMIKK 2015 polaris

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The event was closed with observation through telescopes, where the most persistent could see Saturn, the sixth planet between clouds.


The programmes of BME OMIKK were attended by 1200 visitors. The organizers told bme.hu that they invite visitors with new show in the next year.


More pictures are shown in our Facebook page.


 

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