Eirik Newth

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Eirik Newth

Eirik Newth (born 1964) is a Norwegian astrophysicist, writer of popular science for children, and media personality. He received the Brage Prize in 1996 for the children's book Jakten på sannheten.[1]

He is the son of author and illustrator couple Philip and Mette Newth,[2] and a maternal grandson of writer couple Fridtjof and Lalli Knutsen.[3]

Selected works[edit]

  • Se opp på vår egen stjernehimmel (1992)
  • Sola – vår egen stjerne (1994)
  • Jakten på sannheten – vitenskapens historie (1996)
  • Tallenes Verden (2002)
  • Neopangea (Science fiction novel, 2006)

Awards[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tidligere vinnere av Brageprisen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2008-10-21. 
  2. ^ "Eirik Newth". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 10 March 2010. 
  3. ^ Risa, Gunvor. "Mette Newth". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
Awards
Preceded by
Akin Duzakin
Liv Marie Austrem
Recipient of the Brage Prize for children and youth
1996
Succeeded by
Harald Rosenløw Eeg