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2020

Visualisation of ESA's Solar Orbiter spacecraft flying by Venus
Published Dec. 17, 2020 4:39 PM

Solar Orbiter is getting ready for the first of many gravity assist flybys of Venus on 27 December, to start bringing it closer to the Sun and tilting its orbit in order to observe our star from different perspectives. 

Young man in his twenties
Published Dec. 4, 2020 3:38 PM

- My work will be focused on the long-standing puzzle of energy transport throughout the solar atmosphere, explains Kilian Krikova.

Woman with dark long hair
Published Nov. 5, 2020 2:26 PM

- This position places me in the best research environment, says Nancy Narang who has worked as a postdoctoral fellow for RoCS since last winter.

Six young scientists from different parts of the world
Published Sep. 24, 2020 1:35 PM

After summer break six RoCS publications have been accepted for publication.  Luc Rouppe van der Voort, Jayant Joshi, Vasco M. J. Henriques, Henrik Eklund, Juan Camillo Guevara Gómez and Lars Frogner have had their articles published or accepted for publication. 

Male person with black hair and glasses
Published Sep. 22, 2020 1:51 PM

Following up his Master thesis project this summer, Daniel Jakobsson is back at RoCS working at the SolarAlma project. His work stay is made possible by the Rosseland Visitor Program.

Grafe med solvind analyse
Published Sep. 4, 2020 2:30 PM

This summer, the space probe Solar Orbiter took the closest pictures ever taken of the sun. The images will help researchers understand the sun better. Professor Mats Carlsson at RoCS - Rosseland Center for Solar Physics, UiO, leads the Norwegian research group's work with Solar Orbiter.

cover for the annual report of the centre
Published Apr. 1, 2020 4:16 PM

The second annual report of the Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics is out! Here the diary of one year-long achievements of the Centre of Excellence at the University of Oslo studying our life giving star: the Sun.

group photo participants to the workshop
Published Mar. 11, 2020 1:41 PM

RoCS hosted the first international workshop on solar imaging with the ALMA observatory, the "new eye" to the Sun. Here the outcome of a week-long brainstorming.

solar surface, flames
Published Jan. 21, 2020 2:26 PM

We need the extreme capabilities of the European Solar Telescope in order to fully understand the role of spicules in the mass transport and heating of the outer solar atmosphere.

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Published Jan. 13, 2020 9:59 AM

The Rosseland Centre for Solar physics continues growing and attracting young, talented researchers. Get to know four new PhD students at the beginning of their scientific ventures.