Category: Research & Science

Arctic tourism - puffin

Balancing the needs of Arctic tourism

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Hurtigruten: A shipping lifeline for Norwegian coastal communities and today a popular tourist cruise between Kirkenes and Bergen. It is also a subject of science in...

Norwegian satcom

50th anniversary of Norwegian satcom

Norway’s era of satellite communications began on May 17, 1968, with a ping from ESRO M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway A maxim in economic history holds that “Never in history has man successfully invented...

rare earth oxides

Norway to supply rare earth elements

A consortium of companies and researchers have received EU funding for the project Claude Olsen Research Council of Norway A Norwegian industry consortium has secured European Union (EU) funding to become Europe’s new major...

disaster research

We need more disaster research

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Everywhere is vulnerable to disasters. Norway, too. From the 2004 Indian Ocean...

Viking pillow feather

What Vikings put in pillows

Researchers at NTNU work on identifying birds from ancient fragments of feathers Steinar Brandslet NTNU Gemini Not too many people are able to identify birds by examining a single feather. But a number of...

Norwegian terrorists

Caring for Norwegian terrorists abroad

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway A former soldier guarding Norway’s king travels to Somalia to fight for a religious terror group. A Norwegian citizen massacres dozens in 2013 in Nairobi’s Westgate...

Svalbard Seed Vault

Seed vault reaches 1 million

Svalbard’s seed vault celebrates 10 year anniversary with milestone deposit Ministry of Agriculture & Food On Feb. 26, just more than 76,000 new seed samples were carried into Svalbard Global Seed Vault for long-term...