The Observatory

Initially completed in 1833, the Observatory is the oldest part of the University of Oslo. In 1834, Christopher Hansteen moved into the building and conducted scientific measurements and astronomical observations for the annual Norwegian almanac. Thanks to him, Oslo (then […]

Falling into autumn

Autumn in Norway means increasing darkness and decreasing temperatures. The Norwegian word, høst, literally translates to the main activity of this season: harvest. Though agriculture is no longer as dominant as it once was in Norway, there are still remnants […]