Kristine Elisabeth Heuch Bonnevie (8 October 1872 – 30 August 1948) was a Norwegian biologist and Norway's first female professor. Her fields of research were cytology, genetics and embryology.
HDR of a stone ship on Gotland, Sweden. The so called "Tjelvar's grave" was erected around 750 BC during the Nordic Bronze Age. According to a myth described in the Gutasaga, it is the grave of Tjelvar, the first person on Gotland. Before he came to Gotland, the island disappeared in daytime and was only visible above the surface at night. Tjelvar brought fire to the island and caused Gotland to stay above the surface...
Niels Henrik Abel (5 August 1802 – 6 April 1829) was a Norwegian mathematician who made pioneering contributions in a variety of fields. His most famous single result is the first complete proof demonstrating the impossibility of solving the general quintic equation in radicals. This question was one of the outstanding open problems of his day. Abel was largely unrecognized during his lifetime; he made his discoveries while living in poverty and died at the age of 26.
These Stunning Photos Show The Unspeakable Beauty Of Earth
Simply stunning shot of Birthday Canyon in Greenland
Christopher Peder Budde
It's a viking's world: Vøringfossen, Norway
(Heather) is the the Norwegian national flower.
Vilhelm Friman Koren Bjerknes (14 March 1862 – 9 April 1951) was a Norwegian physicist and meteorologist who did much to found the modern practice of weather forecasting
Aasta Hansteen, (born December 10, 1824 – April 13, 1908), was a Norwegian painter, writer, and early feminist