Hackmanite’s popularity expanded again when Tomi Kangasniemi, an experienced journalist from the Keskisuomalainen Group, visited Aurum to interview Mika, Isabella and Sami about hackmanite research and the uses of the material. The story was published on Dec 28 and ended up in at least 18 different newspapers: Keskisuomalainen, Karjalainen, Aamuposti, Itä-Savo, Etelä-Suomen Sanomat, Kymen Sanomat, Länsi-Savo, Uusimaa, Etelä-Saimaa, Itä-Häme, Länsi-Uusimaa, Savon Sanomat, Hämeen Sanomat , Keski-Uusimaa, Iisalmen Sanomat, Forssan Lehti, Kouvolan Sanomat and Warkauden Lehti. Read the article (€) at https://www.ksml.fi/uutissuomalainen/5619263
Category Archives: in other media
Hackmanite research in the Aurora magazine (Mika on the cover!)
Mika, Sami, Hannah and Isabella are in the latest issue of Aurora magazine, where they were interviewed about their research. The article deals with the history of hackmanite research, which became a scientific phenomenon in the IMC group. Read the article in the physical magazine that is distributed on campus or electronically at https://www.utu.fi/fi/ajankohtaista/aurora/ihmeen-tekijat
Prof. Mika interviewed for a podcast
Prof. Mika was interviewed by Laura Niemi and Outi Nurmela for University of Turku’s Vau, mikä vaikutus! (Wow, what an impact!) podcast. It will be aired some time next spring.
Prof. Lastusaari explains elements’ colors in newest Tiede magazine
In last month’s Tiede (Finnish for science) magazine, Professor Mika Lastusaari was interviewed about hackmanites. In the newest issue (11/2022) Mika answers the question “where does the color of an element originate?“
Hackmanite featured in the recent number of Tiede magazine
Finnish science magazine Tiede asked some tough questions from Mika Lastusaari about the properties and uses of hackmanite. You can find the full article in the recent number (10/2022) of Tiede. Tiede 10/2022
Happy International Workers’ Day 2022!
Happy International Workers’ Day 2022! Hauskaa vappua!
IMC & hackmanite in the main national TV news
We have now been in the big news headlines about our hackmanite research. First, there was a big deal in Turku Sanomat’s print paper and website (https://www.ts.fi/tiede/5625235), and yesterday we got nationwide coverage when we were on Finnish Broadcasting Company’s (Yle) main news broadcast at 8:30 pm! Yle’s story can be found at https://yle.fi/uutiset/3-12365153
We were at the end of the main national TV news at 20.30:
https://areena.yle.fi/1-50931640 (from 18:35 onwards)
Yle also published the same in their radio:
https://areena.yle.fi/audio/1-1440981 (from 7:50 onwards):
A long newspaper article about hackmanite published
Turun Sanomat’s extensive story about IMC’s hackmanite research was published last week. The paper magazine (13 April) had a full page, but a longer story and more media can be found in TS’s paid online article: https://www.ts.fi/tiede/5625235
Yle visits to make a story about hackmanite
Today was an interesting day when Finland’s national public broadcasting company Yle visited our lab for a couple of hours. Journalist Markku Sandell interviewed us asking good questions about hackmanite research and patterns of cooperation with the European Space Agency. There is no exact information yet on when the thing will air, but we’ll notify when we know.
Autumn greetings from IMC! Escape from this time of pitch-black darkness with our colorful and soothing music video.