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Blue Box delivers dozens of images

Official information point

Financial support for Science Camp

December 2017 - Since several weeks the cameras of the "Blue Box" measurement station are providing numerous recordings of unusual light phenomena. The reason for the high number of images is a new automated image analysis, which has been developed by Würzburg University in Germany and which is in use at the Blue Box since October 2017. The videos are available at Some of the videos are probably showing meteors, others defy a conventional explanation and might be showing the Hessdalen Phenomenon.

September 2016 - Hessdalen received an official information point. It has been inaugurated by the local mayor in an opening ceremony. The architecture of the monument has been inspired by Stonehenge and it is pointing to unsolved mysteries of mankind. The information point is signposted on the road from Røros to Trondheim. It is situated on the main road at the entrance of the valley.

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January 2016 - The Olav Thon Foundation has granted 1,5 million Norwegian Crowns (ca. 150.000€) for field research in Hessdalen. The amount was given to Project Hessdalen because of excellence in student participation in research. Since many years Science Camps are run in Hessdalen in September. With help of the found the Science Camp will be extended to two and a half weeks in 2016 and it will be possible to set up more mountain camps than in previous years.


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