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Image form Hubble Space Telescope of the Sunburst galaxy, gravitationally lensed.
Published Nov. 8, 2019 11:00 AM

Håkon Dahle (ITA/UiO) and his international team observed straight into the bright and hot heart of a galaxy 11 billion years old in no less than 12 multiple, gravitationally lensed images. The finding casts light onto a crucial era in our universe’s history: the epoch of reionization.

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Published Oct. 23, 2019 2:02 PM

The European Solar Telescope (EST), a new 4 meter class solar telescope to be built in the Canary Islands (Spain), will help solar researchers to discern the ultimate details of reconnection at the finest spatial scales thanks to its superb spatial resolution. 

Artistic illustration of LiteBIRD satellite
Published June 4, 2019 10:21 AM

The Japanese Institute of Space and Astronautical Science has chosen for its next strategic mission LiteBIRD, a small space observatory. Six researches of the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics are involved in the project.

Cover page of the RoCS' Annual Report 2018
Published Apr. 2, 2019 3:37 PM

The first annual report of the Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics (RoCS) is now available! Discover the vision and the scientific programme, the activities and the achievements done by all the people working at RoCS.

Published Mar. 28, 2019 10:35 AM

Dr. Einar Andreas Tandberg-Hanssen, Norwegian-American astrophysicist, born 6 August 1921, in Bergen, Norway, died on July 22, 2011, in Huntsville, Alabama, USA. Einar A. Tandberg-Hanssen spent most of his career in the United States, where he ultimately was director of the Space Science Laboratory at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. His main scientific interests and work were in solar physics.

Published Mar. 28, 2019 10:35 AM

The extra-solar planet GJ667Cc (or Gliese 667Cc) has been declared the most Earth-like object known outside of our solar system. It orbits a type of star which is studied at the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics.

Published Mar. 19, 2019 10:06 AM

Hi I am Clara and I am a solar physicist. My typical day at work consists of analysing observations and simulations of the solar atmosphere. But of course, even if it is my main activity, as many researchers that is not what I do all the time...

Published Feb. 11, 2019 6:48 PM

Du har kanskje hørt om mørk materie, men hvordan ble det egentlig oppdaget og hvem oppdaget det? I denne bloggen kan du lese mer om Vera Rubin, som oppdaget at alt lys vi ser på stjernehimmelen kun utgjør en bitteliten del av det universet består av.