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Grieghallen – renovated acoustic celebrity
It could have gone very badly. The structure of famed Danish architect Knud Munk was basically unsuitable for song and music – his dream of a Roman atrium cannot be easily combined with beautiful symphonies in rainy Bergen. Salvation came in the form of Director of Research Helmer Dahl from the Chr. Michelsen Institute and the fact that funding problems delayed completion of the concert hall.
Tomatoes in space
We are building chambers for tomatoes to grow in space. The aim is to give food to astronauts going to Mars.
Our Peninsula in Antarctica
Kvinge Peninsula was, in fact, named after Thor Kvinge who studied ocean currents and the formation of the bottom water in the Weddel Sea.