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Published Nov. 19, 2019 10:24 AM

With the advent of the 4-m European Solar Telescope, the surface of the Sun will be observed with unprecedented detail. Such measurements will help us understand the twisting motions responsible for the generation of vortex flows and waves that propagate higher up in the solar atmosphere.

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Published Oct. 24, 2019 2:39 PM

Helle Bakke, second year Ph.D. student of the Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics, is the winner of the "Audience choice" award at this year's PhD poster session.

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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. 

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Published Oct. 21, 2019 4:56 PM

Since April 2019, Carlos Quintero Noda is a new postdoc of the Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics (RoCS). His aim? To become a better researcher expanding his knowledge of numerical simulations, while learning how to enjoy the Norwegian winter.

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Published July 2, 2019 3:42 PM

The Spanish Astronomical Society awards the prize for the best PhD thesis  in astrophysics of 2018 to Dr. Daniel Nóbrega Siverio, one year-old postdoc at RoCS. 

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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 Jan. 9, 2019 11:44 AM

RoCS, the freshly established Norwegian Centre of Excellence, welcomes four new PhD students in Solar Physics.

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"I wanted to know how it is living in one of the cities with the highest life quality in the world"

Published Jan. 9, 2019 11:39 AM

"By the time I was in upper secondary school I knew exactly how I wanted to proceed in the following years"

Published Jan. 9, 2019 11:38 AM

"I am fascinated with the nature here, and the mountains so close to Oslo. That is something you cannot find in Denmark!"

Published Dec. 19, 2018 1:55 PM

World leading European solar/stellar physicists granted €10 millions to unveil the mysteries of our life-energy source: the Sun. Mats Carlsson, professor at the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics and Principal Investigator, reveals objectives and strategy of his ambitious project.

Published Sep. 11, 2018 5:22 PM

"ITA offers an ideal environment to learn and a unique opportunity to collaborate with members of the solar group whose research topics are akin to mine."

Published Aug. 6, 2018 12:23 PM

A recent article by RoCS' doctoral research fellow, Souvik Bose and K. Nagaraju of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, is featured as a research highlight in the American Astonomical Society Nova.

Published June 18, 2018 2:50 PM

“Norway itself is welcoming - since my arrival the weather was ideal.“

Published June 14, 2018 2:36 PM

The image shows the heating in the upper solar atmosphere called the corona. Here the temperature is more than 1 Million Kelvin, much hotter than the solar surface.

Published June 13, 2018 3:52 PM

“I’m hoping to embrace the Norwegian culture as much as possible and make the most out of the beautiful Scandinavian nature“, Petra Kohutova

Published Apr. 23, 2018 2:01 PM

A new article by professor Mats Carlsson at RoCS, among others, was recently selected as a highlight in the scientific journal "Astronomy & Astrophysics".

Published Apr. 20, 2018 9:05 AM

Charalambos Kanella and Boris Gudiksen at RoCS has published a research paper in the journal "Astronomy & Astrophysics". 

Published Feb. 20, 2018 1:44 PM

Benedikte Evensen is starting as Centre Coordinator for RoCS from the 1st of February 2018.

Published Feb. 12, 2018 9:34 AM

The SolarALMA project is featured in an article in EUs research and innovation magazine Horizon.

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Published Nov. 1, 2017 3:18 PM

Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics (RoCS) officially opened on November 1st 2017.

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Published Sep. 18, 2017 1:32 PM

The solar research group at the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics becomes new centre of excellence.