Norwegian airline pilots have for a long time been among the very best when it comes to landing under difficult weather conditions in winter. Recently, they have become even better because mathematical modelling and enormous amounts of data are being used to tell them how slippery the runway is – before the airplane’s wheels touch the ground.
Neuroscientists from the University of Oslo are the first in the world to discover that structures on the outside of neurons play an important role in storing long-term memories.
Physics in schools is still taught from an outdated 19th century point of view. This essay argues for introducing general relativity to physics students at high school.