#14 The physics of snowflakes (yes there is a graph)

Snowflakes are special. Their immediately recogniseable shape evokes the smell of glögg, the taste of pepparkakor and the spirit of Christmas. But before the snowflake was popularised as a Christmas icon by Wilson ”Snowflake” Bentley, the delicate and intricate structures had captured the imagination of physicists who wanted to understand how they formed. They were… Read More #14 The physics of snowflakes (yes there is a graph)

#13 The science behind the Lusse-bun

So Lucia is here and sure, the candles lighting up the December darkness accompanied by the tunes of some or our most beloved, traditional Christmas carols is lovely. But let’s be honest, is not what really warms our souls the following feasting on “glögg”, “Lussebullar” and “pepparkakor”? The golden saffron buns most commonly known as… Read More #13 The science behind the Lusse-bun

#11 Creating Career Collaborations

Some philosophical reasoning from a lobby in a small hotel in the picturesque back streets of Place de la Republique in Paris, France. KI Career Service is living and breathing cooperation these days in December. We are visiting Institut Pasteur, Epicentre – Médecins Sans Frontières and presenting at ABG Conference on Researchers without borders #EU4PhD.… Read More #11 Creating Career Collaborations

#10 ‘Good things come to those who wait’ – a germ of 2017

What is your favourite TV show in 2017? Have you already seen new series such as ‘13 Reasons Why’ or ‘Handmaid’s Tale’? Were you counting days until the release of next season of ‘House of Cards’, ‘Games of Thrones’ or ‘Stranger Things’? Or maybe you had to wait many years for a next season of… Read More #10 ‘Good things come to those who wait’ – a germ of 2017

#9 Lessons from the 2017 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine

It’s 11:30 am, the brightest time of a mid-December day in Stockholm, if not for a gentle but annoying rain that has been falling since this very early morning. I can hear different languages around me, somebody complains about the weather or dim light, especially those who have been spending the last hour waiting in… Read More #9 Lessons from the 2017 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine