Georg Sverdrups hus,
3rd floor (map)
Moltke Moes vei 39
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.
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.
A brief history of DNA, the story of genetics and how we're culturally predisposed to misunderstand it.
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.
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.
In collaboration with Indiefilm and Realistforeningen the Sicence Library invites to film premiere in Sophus Lies auditorium.
We proudly present Helen Keen and her award winning show It is Rocket Science! as the evening entertainment for PhD day 2015!
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.
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.
This year’s Rosseland Lecture will be held by Anja C. Andersen, associate Professor at Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.
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!
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!
Astrophysics expert Professor Pedro Ferreira offers a popular history of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.
Bring clothes and books and svap for another item for free!
Swap marked in Science Library, ground floor.
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!
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!
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.
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.
A lecture by David M. Buss, with comments by comedian and sociologist Harald Eia and criminologist Vibeke Ottesen.