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A Beautiful Mind
Time and place: May 12, 2015 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM, The Science Library

Later this May, the John F. Nash, Jr. and Louis Nirenberg will be awarded the Abel prize. We show the Hollywood movie A Beautiful Mind from 2001 featuring Russel Crowe as John F. Nash, Jr.

Time and place: Apr. 8, 2015 3:15 PM, Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

This year’s Rosseland Lecture will be held by Anja C. Andersen, associate Professor at Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

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James Grime and the Enigma
Time and place: Mar. 3, 2015 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket

Have you seen the movie "The Imitation Game"? Want to know more about the mathematics behind Alan Turings code breaking? The Enigma machine and James Grime are back at the Science Library!

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2015 10:15 AM - 2:15 PM, Aud. 5, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus, Blindern, Oslo

Speakers: Michaela Jarkovská, Staffan Müller-Wille, Stig Omholt and Aoife McLysaght

Beyond The Big Bang
Time and place: Jan. 16, 2015 2:15 PM, Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Don't believe what you learned at School! Join us for a lecture about the Big Bang theory by Professor Joao Magueijo from Imperial College, London, and get the big picture at the Science Library!

Time and place: Jan. 13, 2015 2:15 PM, Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Astrophysics expert Professor Pedro Ferreira offers a popular history of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.

Time and place: Aug. 19, 2014 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Science Library

Bring clothes and books and svap for another item for free!

Swap marked in Science Library, ground floor.

Jorge Cham, creator of PhD comics
Time and place: June 5, 2014 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, The Science Library

The creator of the world famous comic PhD comics, Jorge Cham, visits the Science Library with the talk "On academic anxiety, procrastination and the role of Ph.D.s in society". PhD comics books are sold and signed after the talk!

PhD Day 2014
Time and place: June 5, 2014 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Science Library invites its Ph.D. candidates to a day of motivation, inspiration and dissemination. You will have the opportunity to get feedback on how to manage your Ph.D. studies, and at the same time reach out with your research by exhibiting a poster in the foyer of Vilhelm Bjerknes' House. Read more about the poster session and submit your abstract with this form. Dean Morten Dæhlen will award the best poster with a prize! There will be a BBQ at 15:30. Starting at 16:30 we invite you to a talk by creator of PhD Comics, Jorge Cham!

Time and place: May 19, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus

by Professor Linda T. Elkins-Tanton, Director of the School of Earth and Space Science at Arizona State University, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED).