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Way Out There - Big blue cylinder
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Secrets of our universe live in a big blue cylinder

There isn’t much on Earth but you can find it just about everywhere else — how a type of helium might tell us how everything we know got its start.
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2018 in a glimpse: materials revolution, Nobel laureates in economics, and students’ breathtaking art projects

This past year art and science were celebrated once again at Aalto University
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Green and urban campus

Otaniemi and the Aalto University campus are set to undergo rapid change, with plenty of new development in the works. At the same time, the character of the urban areas will be transformed into an inviting oasis of outdoor environments and verdant spaces.
Our new Facebook Live Series, Way Out There, kicks off on 9 January
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#WayOutThere on Facebook Live

Join us Wednesdays in January for our interview series on distant galaxies, the beginnings of the universe and new space
Smart Art - Where art meets math
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Where art meets math

Antti Oulasvirta’s work at Aalto University combines art, design, psychology and artificial intelligence—for entirely new ways of studying human-machine interaction.
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Space weather can be trying for Arctic regions – new technique aids space weather forecasting

Technique analyses changes to magnetic fields. Space weather impacts Arctic regions through its effects on electricity networks, mining operations and shipping.

Scientists demonstrate efficient energy transfer mechanism for graphene sensors and transistors

Aalto University researchers have demonstrated a new type of scattering process to provide an efficient energy transfer mechanism in graphene.
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SYSTEM RESEARCH - "Studies from Aalto University in the Area of Neuroscience Described (Neuromagnetic brain responses to other person's eye blinks seen on video)"

Recent findings of the researchers of the Brain Research Unit reveal that eye blinks may relate to the social importance of facial gestures.
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Field of Science - Epiphenom: "Supernatural believers see minds at work behind random patterns"

A recent article of the neuroscientists of Aalto University and University of Helsinki, is reviewed in the Field of Science blog -"Epiphenom".
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We Go to the Forest in our New Learning Space

The inviting AEREA Forum, in which one can work leaning on a pine trunk or gather on a birch green sofa, was hatched with student strength.
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Finnish research team reveals how emotions are mapped in the body

Researchers Aalto University have revealed how emotions are experienced in the body.
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Green property services produce customer value

Green property services can improve the environmental performance and energy efficiency of properties, while also producing customer value.
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Improvement in the Times Higher Education ranking

Aalto has been ranked in the top 100 universities for engineering and technology subjects.
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5G Research @ Aalto website launched

The 5G Research @ Aalto consists of multidisciplinary research groups from different departments of the School of Electrical Engineering.
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Designer fascinated by birch fibre

Eveliina Netti used Ioncell developed at Aalto University to make a bow tie and handkerchief for men who appreciate ecology and a playful style.
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Aalto University is home to top-quality innovation and enterprise activities

In a recent MIT study of the world's leading 200 universities, Aalto University was grouped among the five rising stars.
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Higher education and competence are vital for Finland’s competitiveness

Homecoming Day focused on how to stimulate new economic growth.
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Change scent with a touch of a button

Imagine if you were able to change the scent at your home just by pressing a button on a remote control.
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Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

Ville Pulkki Musical Analogues of Mathematical Concepts
Exhibitions and fairs

Musical Analogues of Mathematical Concepts by professor Ville Pulkki

This exhibition comes from my curiosity towards finding a form of representing mathematical concepts through music in a clear and understandable way.
Sustainability Science Days 2019 - call for abstracts
Conferences and workshops
Aalto Living+ Forum by Aalto Living+ Platform
Lectures and seminars

Living+ Forum 2019: Inclusive Environments

The multidisciplinary public lecture series starts on January 10. Design for All, Multicultural Living Environments, and Aging in Cities, are only a few of the topics covered. We welcome everyone to meet and discuss!
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Lectures and seminars

Consumer Behavior, web course

Self-study course for independent learners