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CO2 emission per return flight

Research without flying - is it possible?

We all know how it works. To be a successful researcher you should be mobile and internationally visible, and this often means flying all over the world. But how are you supposed to do all this and still reduce your emissions of greenhouse gases to the 1-2 tons per person and year that it takes to be in line with the Paris agreement?

Hiranya Peiris - Foto: Niklas Björling

Successful physicist making research accessible

In an era when both experts and logical thinking are under attack, it is even more important to make research accessible– and astronomy might be a gateway. Professor Hiranya Peiris is a successful researcher with a strong urge to facilitate public understanding of science.

Leonard Susskind Lecture

The film of Leonard Susskind's Lecture now available

A film of the Oskar Klein Memorial Lecture 2018 by Leonard Susskind with title The Quantum Origins of Gravity is now available on our channels. The lecture took place in the Oskar Klein Auditorium on January 29, 2019.