The king of northern lights
Apr. 25, 2017
The professor whose face is emblazoned on the Norwegian 200-kroner banknote was forgotten for nearly 60 years. Today he is considered one of Norway’s greatest researchers ever.
Can houses die? Iron-age longhouses were burned and buried
Apr. 24, 2017
Burial mounds may equally well mark the tomb of a house as that of a human, archaeologist argues.
Mar. 28, 2017
The world’s most efficient and environment-friendly solar cells
Mar. 21, 2017
In the future, solar cells can become twice as efficient by employing a few smart little nano-tricks.
Ensures economic improvements: ‘Give a fixed share of the national income to everyone’
Mar. 2, 2017
Inequalities are increasing globally. Millions of people work for an income that does not provide them with a living, and welfare states and trade unions are under pressure. A basic wage that increases in line with economic progress can reverse this development, according to two leading economists.
Jeffrey Sachs: – Better ways than income transfers
Mar. 2, 2017
– There are better ways for a poor country to use its vital tax revenues to ensure sustainable Development.
UiO researchers have a goal: More solar and wind energy in the electricity grid
Jan. 30, 2017
We waste enormous amounts of electricity from the wind and sun. Intelligent machines and large batteries will put an end to that Waste.
The world’s largest bacterial study of baby poo
Aug. 25, 2016
Daily samples of baby poo taken throughout a full year will reveal how the bacterial community changes in the gut of infants.
New maths to predict dangerous hospital epidemics
Aug. 16, 2016
Mathematicians are now developing completely new statistical calculations on the world’s fastest computers in order to be able to predict how epidemics of dangerous hospital bacteria spread.
Launching a swarm with rockets to find the cause of GPS chaos
May 12, 2016
Solar storms can paralyse modern communications. Researchers will now launch a swarm with rockets to find out why. Their goal is to develop better space weather forecasts.