KTH Space Center coordinates and promotes space-related activity at several KTH departments, with an overarching objective of establishing KTH as a "Space University" and a hub for Swedish space research and technology.
Prize for the best final degree project
KTH Space Center have introduced a yearly prize for final degree projects awarded to the KTH students who under the previous academic year have performed the best final degree project within the areas of interest to KTH Space Center. The amount of prize money is 5 000 SEK for final degree projects on basic level and 10 000 SEK for final degree projects on advanced level. Take the chance, nominations are accepted until the 1st of November!
New observations made by the balloon-borne telescope, PoGO+, reveal the Crab Nebula's polarised emissions for the first time. The results may help to explain sudden flares in the Crab’s X-ray intensity, as well as provide new data for modeling and understanding the nebula.
On the 16-18 October a conference on astrobiology will be held in Umeå by the Swedish Astrobiology Network (SWAN). Learn more about life on Earth and out in space, PhD students can receive credits for their participation.
Are you interested in astronomy? In the spring of 2017 we are offering a new basic-level course in astronomy suitable for all students at KTH. The course provides an introduction to topics such as planets, stars and galaxies as well as telescopes and instruments.