Georg Sverdrups hus,
3rd floor (map)
Moltke Moes vei 39
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).
John D. Barrow visits the Science Library with his talk "Our Universe and Others". Join us in a talk that reveals the newest observations about our universe's future fate. Soup can be bought in the cafe from 15:00.
Wednesday 26. March at kl. 12:00 the winner of the Abel Prize 2014 will be announced in the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. The Science Library shows the announcement live in Auditorium 5 in Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus. We celebrate with cake and coffee from 11:45.
The bestselling author and superstar Simon Singh visits the Science Library! He will talk about his brainy new book "The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets" in Sophus Lie's Auditorium on Friday March 14 at 18:15. A must for anyone interested in mathematics, as well as for the millions of Simpsons fans worldwide.
Want a different theatre experience? Black Box Teater brings Ant Hampton & Tim Etchells' play "The Quiet Volume" to our library March 13.- 22.
The geologists Olivier Galland & Caroline Sassier set up an educational project in 2008/2009. They visited 23 spectacular geological places in the Andean Cordillera, and at the same time teaching pupils from 17 Schools through a blog.
Welcome to the Science Library to hear Olivier Galland, researcher in volcanology at the University of Oslo, talk about the adventures of the Andean Geotrail expedition. In the entrance hall of Vilhelm Bjerknes house you will find an amazing photo exhibition from the expedition.
Speakers: Stefan Bengtson, Terrence W. Deacon, William F. Martin, Adam Rutherford, Nathan Sanders and Eörs Szathmáry
This year at the annual Kristine Bonnevie lectures, the geneticist and popular science author Steve Jones from University College London will tell you "What sex really means". Eugenie C. Scott from The National Center for Science Education will draw on her long experience in defending science education in the U.S., and explain why communicating science is so important in her lecture "Defending evolution - and some other sciences".
A lecture by David M. Buss, with comments by comedian and sociologist Harald Eia and criminologist Vibeke Ottesen.