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Way Out There - Metsähovi Radio Observatory
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Dim light from far-away galaxies deserves a second look

Radio waves are being picked up from galaxies long considered to be silent. What’s up?
Bakteeriselluloosa
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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
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
Mittauksia Grönlannista vuonna 2011 tammikuusta maaliskuulle
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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.
Tuomas Auvinen / Photo by Joonas Villanen
Appointments, Press releases, University Published:
Aalto University Mikko Kosonen / Photo by Jaakko Kahilaniemi
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Mikko Kosonen appointed Chair of the Aalto University Board

Susanna Pettersson was appointed Vice Chair.

Photos from the last Xmas Demo Day

Collection of photos from the last Demo Day organized on the 5th of December 2018 at the Maker Space, Learning Centre of Aalto University.
Research & Art, Studies
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John Lee Xmas Demo Day installation

Otaniemi recycling center awarded for exemplary promotion of sustainable development

The award was granted by Aalto University Campus & Real Estate and Aalto University’s joint sustainable development team, influenced by the initiative and innovativeness of the recycling center.
Campus
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Otaniemen kierrätyskeskus

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.
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SLA havainnekuva viheralueista Kuva: SLA

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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Way Out There - Big blue cylinder

Is artificial intelligence capable of love? 

Love simulation EVE studies the relationship between a human who wants to be loved and a loving AI.  
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Smart Art - Is AI capable of love?

Finance publication accepted to be published in the Journal of Applied Econometrics

Finance Assistant Professor Matthijs Lof’s paper has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Applied Econometrics.
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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.
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Mittauksia Grönlannista vuonna 2011 tammikuusta maaliskuulle

Finance publication accepted to be published in the Journal of Finance

Finance Assistant Professor Michael Ungeheuer’s paper has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Finance.
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AI is enabling better building blocks for our devices

It’s not only changing the way we process data, AI changing how we carry out research, period.
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Smart Art - new materials

Visitor record was made at the Harald Herlin Learning Centre

Last year we had 381,710 visitors at the Learning Centre, total growth compared to 2017 was 24 % (306,870).
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Harald Herlin Learning Centre, 2018. Photo: Tarja Paalanen

Finance paper awarded

Finance Assistant Professor Petri Jylhä’s paper received the Amundi Pioneer Distinguished Paper Prize
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Finance publication accepted to be published in the Review of Financial Studies

Finance Professor Matti Suominen’s paper has been accepted for publication in the Review of Financial Studies.
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Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

Paradox City Exhibition
Exhibitions and fairs

Paradox City

The exhibition showcases the diversity of cultural, built and grown layers that co-create the home of a multidisciplinary community on Aalto University's campus.
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!