Digital ForskarFredag – a showcase of Swedish research to inspire both young and old

A mind-blowing science show from Umeå, exciting geological adventures with Minecraft from Uppsala, a rare chance to peek into an Olympic test centre for winter sports from Östersund, were just a few of hundreds of creative digital activities held during 23 – 29 of November all over Sweden as part of ForskarFredag, the Swedish branch of European Researchers’ Night.

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Young people in Sweden, Spain, Ireland and the UK help researchers successfully test new method for measuring light pollution

In 2019 and early 2020, school pupils, teachers, scout groups, astronomers and interested members of the public in Sweden, Spain, the UK and Ireland went out to count stars in the night sky. The objective was to help researchers to test a new method for measuring light pollution. Researchers have analysed the results and these have now been published.

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Tom hushållsrulle mäter ljusföroreningar

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Förra året gav sig tusentals skolelever, lärare, scoutgrupper, astronomer och nyfikna privatpersoner ut för att räkna stjärnor på natthimlen. Syftet var att hjälpa forskare att testa en ny, enkel metod för att mäta ljusföroreningar. Nu presenteras resultaten i en populärvetenskaplig rapport.

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