Tag Archive | Norway

Chasing the Nobel Prize

  Being in science means that there are countless of Nobel Prize jokes going around so when I was in Scandinavia a few years ago, visiting every possible Nobel related venue was on my list of things to see (nerd alert). First stop was the Nobel Museum in Stockholm (picture 1). The museum is a […]

How not to see Oslo

I went to Oslo during my Scandinavian escapade and was only there for 4 days but let me share some lessons I have learnt in those 4 days about visiting Oslo that someone else might benefit from. Firstly, Oslo is not just known for being one of the World’s most expensive cities for no reason, it’s […]

ZEB Pilot House

ZEB Pilot House Design firm Snohetta, who are one of the winning designers of the new Norwegian currency (click here if you haven’t heard about it), in collaboration with the Research Centre on Zero Emissions, have designed a house to produces more energy than it consumes. In the town of Larvik in Norway, the roof […]

A moment of Peace

A moment of peace A few things move me to tears of happiness- scenes of animals being saved or seeing their behaviour reflect that of humans on a moral level, seeing good friends after a long time and a moment of peace in a place where you are overcome with awe. I had organised a […]