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Hiranya Peiris appointed at Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge

Congratulations to former OKC director Hiranya Peiris on her new appointment at the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge!

Physics and astronomy research in Stockholm in an interdisciplinary environment

Since 2008, the Oskar Klein Centre has been attracting physics and astronomy researchers to Stockholm. Want to know more about what it is like to work in this interdisciplinary research environment?

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.