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A photo of the Lego model of the ATLAS detector.
Playing with Legos at Work!
January 30, 2015 • no comments • 1 189 views
Science

Over the last few weeks we’ve been spending a lot of time here at the University of Oslo putting together a Lego model of the ATLAS detector.

The ATLAS detector is one of the four main particle detectors sitting on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva. The ATLAS experiment was one of the two main experiments involved in the discovery of the Higgs particle in 2012. My research group at the University of Oslo contributed to the design and construction of parts of the inner sections of the ATLAS detector, and has been involved in the research following the start-up in 2009.

Screenshot from the video with Laverne Cox sitting in a chair on the left and bell hooks on the right.
Video: Dialogue Between Laverne Cox and bell hooks
October 9, 2014 • no comments • 1 305 views
Feminism, LGBT

This is an amazing dialogue between Laverne Cox and bell hooks.

Embedding the video doesn’t seem to work, but you can watch it on colorlines.

Description: Laverne Cox is a critically acclaimed actress who currently appears in the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black, playing the groundbreaking role of “Sophia Burset,” an incarcerated African American transgender woman. Laverne is the first trans woman of color to have a leading role on a mainstream scripted television show. Time Magazine named Sophia Burset the 4th most influential fictional character of 2013.

Easter Message: Religion and Secularism
April 6, 2012 • no comments • 663 views
Freethought

It’s Easter. That celebration the Christians co-opted from the Jews like they co-opted our winter solstice celebration and turned it into Christmas. I have a few things I want to say about religion, or mainly Christianity which is the one I was brought up in. This weekend seems to be appropriate – and I have […]

Riley’s Rant
January 1, 2012 • no comments • 328 views
Sex & Gender

This video became very popular just over a week ago. It is a short clip with a little girl called Riley having a rant about why girl’s toys are pink and why they have to buy princesses. Over on We Are SkeptiXX, Julia Lavarnway posted a comment by Ben Radford, and her own reply to […]