Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

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The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2009 to the Russian-French mathematician Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov (65) for “his revolutionary contributions to geometry”.
Changing research landscapes to make the most of human potential
In 2000 during an oceanographic cruise a group of researchers stumbled upon a unique discovery – a completely new kind of hydrothermal vent field.
Preliminary analysis of 3650m of pristine rock core is revealing some unexpected data that may provide insights into perhaps the earliest perturbations of the global carbon cycle.