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  • apexpan1(1) Astronomy sets new records with revolutionary telescope May 14, 2020 3:20 PM

    The EU-funded design study of the world's largest sub-millimetre astronomical telescope is about to start. The work, led by the University of Oslo, includes a study to power the telescope by renewable energy.

  • interview_newcosmologists Cosmologists at work Mar. 5, 2020 12:33 PM

    At the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics the number of researchers is growing tremendously. Get to know five brilliant astrophysicists, their research, ambitions and stories.

  • alfvenwaves_150x124 First direct observation of elusive waves reveals the energy channels in the solar atmosphere Feb. 18, 2020 12:24 PM

    For the first time torsional Alfvén waves have been directly observed in the solar corona by a team of researchers from the University of Oslo and the University of Warwick. The discovery sheds light on the origin of magnetic waves and their role in the heating of the Sun’s outer atmosphere, the corona.

  • jess_fig4 60-year-old mystery of Sun’s magnetic waves is cracked by scientists Dec. 11, 2019 2:11 PM

    Solar physicists have uncovered how the Sun’s magnetic waves strengthen and grow as they emerge from its surface.

  • thesunburstarc A "sunburst" from the early universe in 12 copies 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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