Tagged: M. Michael Brady

Hirundo Maris

Norwegian meets Mediterranean

Hirundo Maris brings Hardanger fiddle to French Catalonia in a harmonious blend M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Last September, a Hardingfele (Hardanger fiddle) was played in a medieval church in French Catalonia, in a...

UAV

AUVs to replace research ships

Norwegian researchers use drones to study the marine environment M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Many of the classic voyages of exploration were made to conduct research. In 1766, The Royal Society of Great Britain...

falske nyheter

Words of the year

The top 10 Norwegian words added in 2017 M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Each year Språkrådet (The Language Council of Norway) and Professor Gisle Andersen of the Department of Professional and Intercultural Communications of...

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

Stoltenberg stays

Norwegian Jens Stoltenberg reappointed NATO Secretary General M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway On Dec. 12, the North Atlantic Council announced an extension of Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s mandate by two years, so he will...

Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Seed Vault renovations begin

After a water-intrusion scare earlier this year, the international seed repository is beefing up its entryway M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Renovation work has begun on the Svalbard Global Seed Vault access tunnel to...

Dictionary of Newfoundland English

Dictionary of drift

The Dictionary of Newfoundland English shows how languages can evolve M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Contact early in the histories of languages spoken on the shores of the North Sea led to similarities in...

RV Kronprins Haakon

New research vessel

State-of-the-art ship soon to arrive in Bergen M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway The RV Kronprins Haakon, named for Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and built by Fincantieri at the La Spezia shipyard in Italy,...

A list of Norwegian abbreviations.

Abbreviation blues

A taxing example of the peril of translation M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Abbreviations not obvious or not spelled out upon first use can confuse, particularly in translation between languages, as between Norwegian and...

Ørn next to the car in front of the Bagdad Cafe.

Icelanders get their kicks on Route 66

An iconic American road trip with a Nordic perspective M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Editor’s preface: Last spring, M. Michael Brady, correspondent for The Norwegian American and Oslo-area resident, learned that Moeidur Bernhardtsdottir (who...

King Harald standing with members of the military in front of the planes.

First F-35s arrive

M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway On Friday, November 3, three F-35 stealth fighter aircraft procured by the Royal Norwegian Air Force from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics of Fort Worth landed in Norway at the Ørland...