2015

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Time and place: Dec. 14, 2015 6:00 PM - Dec. 16, 2015 2:00 AM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Realistforeningen and The Science library invites you to a movie marathon in the foyer

Time and place: Dec. 11, 2015 12:15 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

How can the brain learn from experiences, and at the same time be stable enough to retain memories for decades? How does mental capacity change throughout life? At the seminar we will look more deeply into these questions.

 

Time and place: Dec. 2, 2015 9:00 AM - Dec. 3, 2015 4:30 PM, The Science Library

Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing.

Time and place: Oct. 1, 2015 2:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

National Geographic Young Explorers have grants for students! You are all invited to the seminar to see some good talks and get information about how to apply. Remember to register by september 28th.

Time and place: Sep. 17, 2015 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Five years ago Angela fell in love with the concept of virtual water. That concept took her on an amazing journey that led to major discoveries: our hidden demands on water, the power of information design and the importance of communicating science.

Time and place: Sep. 15, 2015 12:15 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

A brief history of DNA, the story of genetics and how we're culturally predisposed to misunderstand it.

 

Time and place: Sep. 14, 2015 12:15 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Water may seem ordinary – it pours from our taps and falls from the sky – but you would be surprised at what a profoundly strange substance it is.

Time and place: Sep. 10, 2015 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Off-grid solar energy is a solution that may make electricity available very fast for the over 1 mrd people living without access to electricity at home. In this lecture, Trygve Mongstad will share his experience from Malawi, where he worked for one year as a solar energy entrepreneur through a project funded by FK Norway and the Norwegian Department of Foreign Affairs.

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2015 6:30 PM, Sopus Lies auditorium

In collaboration with Indiefilm and Realistforeningen the Sicence Library invites to film premiere in Sophus Lies auditorium.

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2015 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1, Georg Sverdrups hus, Blindern, Oslo

Georgina Mace: "How should we value nature in a human-dominated world?". James Wilsdon: "The science and art of scientific advice"

Time and place: June 5, 2015 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, The Science Library

We proudly present Helen Keen and her award winning show It is Rocket Science! as the evening entertainment for PhD day 2015!

PhD day 2015
Time and place: June 5, 2015 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Science Library, 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 learn how to reach out with your Ph.D. research, both in the media and by exhibiting a poster in the foyer of Vilhelm Bjerknes' House. Read more about the poster session.

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!

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.