Environmental researcher Josefin Wangel's comments about local projects provoked a media frenzy.
Rarely has an environmental researcher from KTH had such an impact in the media. When Josefin Wangel highlighted the environmental shortcomings in Hammarby Sjöstad and Norra Djurgårdsstaden, it triggered strong reactions both from the people responsible and the general public. In terms of media training, this was a baptism by fire.
KTH Professor Hannes Alfvén was rewarded with the Nobel Prize in 1970. He shared the Nobel Prize for Physics, for, as the citation read, “for fundamental work and discoveries in magnetohydrodynamics with fruitful applications in different parts of plasma physics”.