Imagine a dog owner with a reflective vest and a black dog without one. In the dark we can see how the dog owner moves, but not the dog. That’s how black holes work, too.
Facebook is an important source of not only genuine, but also fake news. But now a new tool has been developed to expose the fakers.
When you notice your partner is less interested than you are, your brain may send out a hormone that can help you fix the relationship.
Children can’t be shielded from all the dreadful news in the media – but we can help them cope with it.
For the first time, researchers have found a way to compare how much alcohol Europeans drink. And Britain, Ireland and Portugal top off the list.
People 65 and older benefit just as much from an operation for a slipped disc in the lower back as do younger patients.
Pollen allergies cause secondary school pupils to do worse on their exams. This can in turn decrease their chances of pursuing their higher education dreams, according to research from NTNU.
Nils Røkke, Director of Sustainability at SINTEF, is the new Chairman of the European Energy Research Alliance.
Researchers from Norway and Singapore are working together to build cities floating at sea and underground universities.
Some 3,000 years ago, 24 axes were cached in Stjørdal municipality, about 44 km east of Trondheim. They’re now seeing the light of day once again.
He was the very first person to walk in space. A rescue team on skis brought him to safety after an emergency landing in the Siberian forest. Now, Alexei Leonov is coming to Trondheim.
Japanese researchers have access to the largest scientific vessel ever constructed, one that has a 120 metre tall derrick capable of drilling to 7500 metres below the seafloor. They’re using it to hunt for life deep under the seafloor and explore for mineral deposits at the bottom of the ocean — topics that are of great interest to Norwegian researchers.
The number of adults in Norway who suffer from PTSD is equivalent to practically an entire year class of Norwegians, claims a new study.
How and why do movements of the Earth’s crust still cause death and destruction millions of years after they first happened? A new technique sheds light on this question.
What is the best form of first aid for a cold, injured body? Mountain medicine researchers are now co-operating to find the answer. At present there is actually no “best practice” for treating this type of patients.
Production of electricity is responsible for about a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions, and demand is poised to rise as underserved populations connect to the grid, and electronics and electric vehicles proliferate. So stopping global warming will require a transformation of electricity production. But it is important to avoid various environmental pitfalls in this transition, researchers say.
How can ships travelling in the Arctic maintain their position when ice pushes them in different directions?
A new study of rats suggests that it’s not just what you eat, but when you eat it that affects weight loss or gain.
Researchers rely on super microscopes to develop more efficient next-generation batteries.
Some of the ice in the Juvfonne glacier in Jotunheimen National Park in central Norway has been dated to be 7600 years old, currently the oldest dated ice on mainland Norway.
Researchers at NTNU are developing a robot that will be controlled by living brain cells.
Syrian refugee children often do not learn to read in their native Arabic. But two new games are set to change that.
Some people with diabetes do not notice when their blood sugar level is getting dangerously low. NTNU researchers are trying to understand why.
Storing compressed air in sealed tunnels and mines could be a way of storing energy in the future – if an EU project in which Norway is a partner is successful.
Recording and storing millions of fingerprints is a high-risk operation. Scientists are constantly searching for new and better security solutions to protect your information.
Forty-six science superstars will gather in Trondheim this 18-23 June for the Starmus Science Festival, a one-of-a-kind event that mixes cool science seminars with red-hot concerts.
After the Reformation, Norway’s Olav Haraldsson was no longer supposed to be worshipped as a saint. An Icelandic drinking horn offers some clues on how the saint’s status changed.
While there is considerable opposition to dams and reservoirs in the Western world, reservoirs built to store water during the rainy season so it can be used during the dry season can save lives and secure values when the rains fail.
This July, Team Sky rider Chris Froome will try for his fourth victory in the Tour de France. The aerodynamic clothing he’ll likely wear during time trials is being developed at NTNU.
The close relationship between SINTEF and NTNU has catapulted the university to a number one ranking among the world’s universities when it comes to publishing in partnership with a single industry collaborator.
Adolescents who are open to casual sex are more often involved in sexual harassment – both as victims and as perpetrators.