Hoi-Fung David is an observer who seeks to understand gamma-ray burst emission mechanisms. He likes bouldering and science communication.
Mette is an observer who works with PoGO+ (a balloon-born experiment that measures polarized gamma-rays) and who loves to bake and eat sweets.
Luca is a theorist working at the interface of particle physics and cosmology who loves pizza and Stockholm.
The Stockholm University Physics and Astronomy departments have joined the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope collaboration. These researchers will use the observatory to help them better understand supernovae and to map the structure of the Universe.
The first results have just been released from XENON1T (“Xenon One Ton”), the most sensitive dark matter detection experiment in the world. The XENON collaboration contains scientists from 10 different countries, including a number of Oskar Klein Centre researchers.
Dr. Garrelt Mellema, Professor of Astronomy at Stockholm University, has been elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences as a Swedish member in the class for astronomy and space science.
In September 14, 2015 gravitational waves were detected for the first time. A newly VR-funded collaborative research environment at Stockholm University seeks to simulate and optimize searches for the electromagnetic counterparts to gravitational wave events.
Welcome to the newest members of the Oskar Klein Centre : the KTH Theoretical Particle Physics Group!
Dr. Angela Adamo is a young researcher affiliated with the Stockholm University Astronomy department and the Oskar Klein Centre. She has recently been awarded two prestigious grants. The first, a Starting Grant from the Swedish Research Council, provides resources to help junior researchers establish themselves.