Fridtjof Nansen’s 120-year old research results still influence polar science today. The Norwegian Polar Institute even hopes to follow in Nansen’s footsteps by freezing their own research vessel into the Arctic ice.
Fridtjof Nansen’s bold foray into the Arctic 120 years ago is a classic tale of polar adventure and exploration. But the oceanographic information Nansen brought back continues to influence polar science today.
A debate is raging in Norway. Is it good for mothers and their children if mothers work part-time? The new president of the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO), Gerd Kristiansen, doesn't think part-time work is good for society. But what does the research say?