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Tim Linden working at a computer

VR consolidator grant to Tim Linden

The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) has awarded a consolidator grant of 10 million SEK to Tim Linden, assistant professor in Fysikum at Stockholm University. The project, “Shedding New Light on the Milky Way with TeV Electrons” will investigate the most extreme objects in our galaxy.

Rare sighting of a luminous jet from a star-eating supermassive black hole

Scientists have observed jets coming from a star being torn apart by a supermassive black hole. The observation has led to two independent publications in Nature and Nature Astronomy.

IceCube finds evidence for neutrinos from a nearby galaxy

Scientists have for the first time found evidence of high-energy neutrino emission from a nearby galaxy, NGC 1068. The results are a new step in the development of so-called multimessenger astrophysics, the study of the universe using many different types of information carriers, from light, to elementary particles, and gravitational waves.

View of Stockholm's Gamla Stan at sunset

Twelve postdoctoral positions at the Oskar Klein Centre, Stockholm

Positions involving instrumentation for axion experiments, particle physics & cosmology, gamma-ray bursts with Fermi, observational high-energy astrophysics, observational cosmology & LSST, fundamental physics using compact object mergers, multimessenger astrophysics with kilonovae, and first light galaxies and reionization with JWST & HST.