The South African scientist who built Israel's 'Exploratorium'
Prof. Peter Hillman, who died last month, was a specialist in neurobiology and brain studies who founded the Bloomfield Science Museum in Jerusalem and hoped to make science accessible to a wider public.
In 1980, Professor Peter Hillman came up with the idea of establishing a science museum in Jerusalem, the first of its kind in Israel. He was 52 years old at the time and a professor of life sciences at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His area of specialization was neurobiology and brain studies, and he had a doctorate...
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