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Thomas Gjesteland receives the Meltzer Young Scientist Award
08 March 2013
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Thomas Gjesteland receives the Meltzer Young Scientist Award for his excellent scientific work at the University of Bergen:

UiB News (In Norwegian)

Birkeland Centre in Space Science opened
07 March 2013
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The Birkeland Centre in Space Science (BCSS) was opened on 07 March 2013, and the project leader Nikolai Østgaard was interviewed by several news media:

NRK Vestlandsrevyen (In Norwegian)
BT.no (In Norwegian)
På Høyden (In Norwegian)
UiB News (In English)
UiB News (In Norwegian)
Research Council of Norway - (In Norwegian)

Smaller offices
21 February 2013
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Nikolai Østgaard was interviewed about his move into a smaller office:

På Høyden (In Norwegian)

Birkeland Centre in Space Science awarded to UiB, UNIS and NTNU
12 November 2012
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The Research Council of Norway has just awarded 13 new Centres of Excellence. Our proposal Birkeland Center for Space Science will receive 16M NOK per year for 10 years. Nikolai Østgaard is the project leader, and national partners are UNIS and NTNU. See more information here:

UiB News - UiB got 3 new Centres of Excellence (In Norwegian)
På Høyden - List of winners (In Norwegian)
På Høyden - Interview with Nikolai Østgaard about SFF grant (In Norwegian)

Best poster at TIEMS 2012 Oslo Conference
24 October 2012
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Jone P. Reistad won an award for best poster at the TIEMS 2012 Oslo Conference for his poster "How the Solar Wind Dynamo Affects the two Polar Regions Differently".

Balloon campaign to search for gamma rays
22 October 2012
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Nikolai Østgaard has been interviewed about how the ERC grant will be spent.

På Høyden (In Norwegian)

ERC Advanced Grant
17 October 2012
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Nikolai Østgaard has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant of 2.5M EUR, and he has been interviewed by several news media:

UiB News (In Norwegian)
NRK Nyheter Hordaland (In Norwegian)
Bergensavisen (In Norwegian)

Interview in Bergens Tidende
14 October 2012
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Kjellmar Oksavik has been interviewed about the Centre of Excellence proposal.

Bergens Tidende (In Norwegian)

Can lightning give you a headace
13 October 2012
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Ragnhild S. Hansen has been interviewed about how lightning may give you a headace.

Forskning.no (In Norwegian)

Centre of Excellence proposal on the UiB front page
08 October 2012
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Nikolai Østgaard has been interviewed about his Centre of Excellence proposal.

UiB News (In Norwegian)

RHESSI Nugget
10 September 2012
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Thomas Gjesteland and Nikolai Østgaard have published a science nugget about recent discoveries of more TGFs in RHESSI satelite data.

RHESSI Wiki

Radio interview with Thomas Gjesteland
30 August 2012
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Thomas Gjesteland has been interviewed in the morning radio show of NRK P1 Hordaland.

Radio interview with Nikolai Østgaard
29 August 2012
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Nikolai Østgaard has been interviewed about lightening, terrestrial gamma rays, and the ASIM instrument.

NRK P2, radio program EKKO (in norwegian)

Venus transit on national TV
06 June 2012
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Ragnhild S. Hansen was featured in a live program on national TV about the 2012 Venus transit. The special program was broadcast from Tromsø and lasted for 8 hours.

NRK1 (in norwegian)

Birkeland Center for Space Science proposal to second round
16 May 2012
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Our proposal for a Norwegian Centre of Excellence in space science has made it to the second round. We are now invited to submit a complete proposal by 22 August 2012.

Research Council of Norway (in norwegian)

For the International Space Station
03 May 2012
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Nikolai Østgaard has been interviewed about the instrument ASIM that will be installed at the International Space Station in 2015.

Hubro, Vol 19, No 1, pages 26-29, 2012 (norwegian magazin)

Terrestrial Gamma-Ray Flashes
08 March 2012
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Thomas Gjesteland presented his PhD project on Terrestrial Gamma-Ray Flashes in the Norwegian popular science TV program Schrödingers katt.

NRK1 (norwegian TV)

Subscription Fees and Scientific Journals
02 January 2012
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Nikolai Østgaard has been interviewed by the Norwegian broadcaster TV2 about institutional subscription fees for international scientific journals.

TV2 (norwegian TV)

SuperMAG in Bergen
25 November 2011
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Jesper Gjerloev has been interviewed about the official opening of SuperMAG in Bergen. SuperMAG is an international network of 300 stations monitoring Earth's magnetic field.

På Høyden

Spectacular Aurora over Bergen
25 October 2011
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Kjellmar Oksavik was interviewed by the Norwegian radio and TV broadcaster NRK Hordaland about the spectacular northern lights that were seen last night over Bergen.

NRK Hordaland: Vestlandsrevyen (norwegian TV)
NRK Hordaland: Ettermiddagssendinga (norwegian radio)

Spectacular Light Show in Northern Europe
27 September 2011
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Nikolai Østgaard has been interviewed by the Norwegian broadcaster NRK about the spectacular northern lights that were seen last night by observers all over Northern Europe.

NRK.no (norwegian)

Interview with Jesper Gjerloev
26 August 2011
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Jesper Gjerloev has been interviewed about his move to Bergen.

På Høyden

Student Paper Award to Thomas Gjesteland
20 August 2011
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Thomas Gjesteland received a prestigeous award for his student paper at the XXX URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium of International Union of Radio Science meeting in Istanbul, which was held on 13-20 August 2011.

IFT-posten

Interview about Anti-Matter in Near Earth Space
10 August 2011
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Nikolai Østgaard has been interviewed by the Norwegian broadcaster NRK about the discovery of anti-matter in near Earth space.

NRK.no (norwegian)

Scientific Grand Prix
23 June 2011
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Thomas Gjesteland will participate on behalf of the Department of Physics and Technology in the final of this year's Scientific Grand Prix. The competition will take place in Grand selskapslokaler, Olav Kyrres gate 11, Bergen, at 1800 on 23 September 2011:

Forsker Grand Prix 2011 (norwegian)
På Høyden (norwegian)

Article in Norwegian newspaper
20 June 2011
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The newspaper Bergens Tidende made an article on Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes and the building of MXGS/ASIM.

Bergens Tidende (norwegian)


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