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Regine Hock in Glasgow at the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference. The conference was this year hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, and it took place from 31 October to 12 November 2021. Photo: Private
Published Nov. 29, 2021 3:47 PM

Professor Regine Hock, Department of Geosciences, UiO was attandee at the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scottland. In this short article she give her impressions from this important and exciting conference.

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Published Nov. 29, 2021 1:55 PM

An innovative antenna design, a large science community engagement, snow and volcanos, practical challenges of remote observations, a weather resilient renewable energy system, and a roadmap for the future.

Spacecraft Solar Orbiter
Published Nov. 29, 2021 9:20 AM

The flyby on 27 November went well and placed Solar Orbiter onto the correct orbit for its science phase to begin. RoCS - Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics, UiO, takes part in the mission. 

Innerst i Trollfjorden med Hurtigruten
Published Nov. 24, 2021 12:13 PM

Tired of zoom meetings and home office, RoCS PhD student Rebecca Robinson arranged herself a job on the Hurtigruten as an Expedition Lecturer. The lectures on the Sun and the Northern Lights are part of the doctoral degree at the Department of Theoretical Astrophysics.

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Published Nov. 10, 2021 9:48 PM

In an issue of the Norwegian journal Naturen published today, researchers from CBA present their work to the general public. Topics include climate modelling, browning of the Arctic and freshwater resources, thawing of permafrost, bacterial communities in lakes and pollution effects on green plants and much more.

Tree employees: one woman and two men
Published Nov. 3, 2021 3:07 PM

Four publications have been accepted for publication from RoCS in October. Researcher Henrik Eklund and Postdoctoral Fellows Ana Belén Griñón Marin and Atul Mohan present their latest findings.

Celebration with cake
Published Nov. 3, 2021 2:09 PM

RoCS - Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics is in steady cruise phase after their lift off as a Centre of Excellence (SFF) 1st of November 2017. With 48 employees from around the world they aim high. 

Published Oct. 26, 2021 9:42 PM

Centre of biogeochemistry in the Anthropocene's annual meeting happened last week, with many great talks and good discussions about future work.

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Published Oct. 20, 2021 1:20 PM

Early in October, AtLAST project coordinator Claudia Cicone (UiO) and Work Package 2 (Telescope Design) leader Tony Mroczkowski (ESO) met in Mainz with the professional team from OHB Digital Connect (ex MT Mechatronics) working on the design of AtLAST.

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Published Oct. 20, 2021 12:23 PM

Forty-two students have gained work experience from a research project with a scholarship from UiO:Life Science this summer. The end of this year's summer projects was celebrated with presentations, poster exhibition and prize ceremony on 19 October.

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Published Oct. 12, 2021 4:53 PM

At the crushing pressures of the Earth’s lower mantle electrons were long ago predicted to undergo a quantum change. But it had escaped geophysical detection for decades, until now. A study in Nature Communications found the signature by studying the coldest and hottest regions, and suggests that the inside of our planet is more complex than we thought.

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Published Sep. 30, 2021 5:54 PM

Last week the Department of Technology Systems and the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics had the pleasure of hosting a two days visit from Carlos De Breuck, a collaborator from the EU project AtLAST.

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Published Sep. 29, 2021 1:41 PM

This year, all publishing agreements with publishing quotas, with the exception of one, will be continued throughout the year. The agreement with Frontiers will expire with effect from 1 October.