One of the world’s earliest recordings unveiled: Help us listen – Can it be the first recording of Thomas Edison?
A tinfoil recording from the early 1880s, made on an Edison phonograph, is being unveiled in Norway. The recording has been digitally restored by leading American experts. The anticipation is considerable. What is being said and who is talking? Could it be Thomas Edison himself?
New exhibition: Birkeland and Størmer's research of the northern lights. The exhibition shows how Kristian Birkeland, Carl Størmer and other researchers in the early 1900s made the northern lights understandable by using cameras, artificial space and mathematical models.
October 17, 2016 – September 1, 2017.
The exhibition will be opened by Health Minister Bent Høie at the Teknisk museum on 17 October at 18.00. Free admission and simple refreshments. All welcome!
Jon Kyllingstad: 'Race' and 'ethnicity' and the science of human genetic variation 1945-2012. Research project funded by the Norwegian Research Council’s SAMKUL-program. Read more ...
Beatles fans and everyone interested in music technology have something to look forward to. From November 3, the Music Machines exhibition will include a Studer J37 tape recorder exactly like the ones used by The Beatles when they recorded Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.