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Astronomy (master's two years)

How can the temperature in the outer part of the sun's atmosphere be several million degrees, when the temperature in the layers just below is a few thousand? What is it that makes the universe expand faster? How were the super massive black holes in galaxies formed? These are some of the questions you can explore as a master's student in astronomy.

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  • Bildet kan inneholde: datamaskin, bord, personlig datamaskin, smil, dataskjerm. En annerledes sommerjobb Aug. 27, 2021 9:35 AM

    Fysikk- og astronomistudenter fikk i sommer smake på livet som forsker ved RoCS - Rosseland senter for solfysikk.

  • Foto av tre studenter satt på trappa Brukte sommeren på stjerneforskning og pensumutvikling July 16, 2021 3:43 PM

    Fysikkstudentene Marte, Karianne og Elias jobbet i sommer ved Institutt for teoretisk astrofysikk. Her brukte de programmeringskunnskapene fra studiet til å forske og å utvikle pensumoppgaver for astronomistudenter.

  • portrettbildet av kvinne Bhavna Rathore Apr. 8, 2021 5:19 PM

    System Engineer at Primary care at GE Vingmed Ultrasound A/S was previously doctoral fellow at the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics where she graduated in 2015.

Duration:2 years

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  • photo portrait of Mats Ola Sand Mats Ola studies solar "geysers" July 16, 2021 10:34 AM

    – What fascinates me the most about astronomy must be the whole composition of it.

  • photo portrait of Jowita Boroski Jowita looks at the history of the Universe July 13, 2021 1:09 PM

    - The most fascinating thing about astronomy is that us humans, not living in any special location in the Universe, have figured out the way to learn about its vastness and evolution.

  • photo portrait of Nils-Ole Stutzer Nils-Ole filters out the weak light of the young Universe July 12, 2021 9:25 AM

    – What could be more exciting than to uncover the very nature of reality by studying the contents of the Universe! There is no other field of science that researches a thing as fundamental as the very Universe itself!

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