|"This discourse is written at a moment which is perhaps the most exciting moment any Science Centre team could face..."
In September, 1994, Joost Douma wrote a discourse for IMPULS "to develop a vision to guide our development. For we truly believe that we cannot simply build a new Science Centre without having reflected as thoroughly as possible on what role this new centre should and could play in our present and future society."
- The era to come
- An attempt to define the major trends and issues of the next decades.
- Journey through time
- A portrait of six outstanding individuals, of their ideas and of the
institutions they created. An interpretation of the developments
in European and American scientific and technological culture.
- Prototyping for the 21st Century
- Thoughts on how to enhance and renew the characteristics of
Science Centres/Museums in relation to forthcoming trends. IMPULS,
From transatlantic to global concepts.
- Works consulted