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How inspiring are science festivals?

Norwegian research might not corroborate any effect of science festivals, but the rectors of two prominent Norwegian universities are convinced that the Starmus Festival in Trondheim has inspired future scientists.

We have reached Pluto, now what?

OPINION: Now that we have explored the solar system, from Mercury to Pluto, where do we go next? Here are some suggestions.

How is earth connected to space?

That is one of the questions the researchers at the Birkeland Centre for Space Science are trying to answer.

Cancer cells on a mission to the ISS

As part of an international project, a Danish professor will soon be sending a batch of thyroid cancer cells out into space.

Astronauts test Google Glass on the sea floor

A Danish astronaut is currently on a mission on the bottom of the sea, where the conditions can be used to mimic life on the International Space Station ISS.

Astronauts go underground

Today, the European Space Agency (ESA) is sending six astronauts down into a cave to prepare them for life in space.

Space eyes on ocean traffic

Not spaceships, but ships monitored from space. Norwegian hardware on the International Space Station monitors traffic on the seven seas. A new Norwegian satellite is soon on its way to help police the oceans.

New telescope to find life in space

Danish researchers have designed a new telescope technology which they claim is 300 times more effective than the current ones.