Helmut Ormestad

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Helmut Ormestad (12 May 1913 – 10 August 1993) was a Norwegian physicist. [1][2]

He was a researcher at the University of Oslo who specialized in acoustics. He was known for his ability to impart knowledge on physics. He was a co-writer of the textbook series Rom Stoff Tid, together with Otto Øgrim and Kåre Lunde, for which he was awarded the Cappelen Prize in 1983.[3] [4]


  1. ^ "Helmut Ormestad". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 16 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "100 år siden Helmut Ormestad og Otto Øgrim ble født". naturfag.no. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Otto Øgrim". lokalhistoriewiki. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
  4. ^ Svein Sjøberg. "Otto Øgrim og Helmut Ormestad". sveinsjoberg.com. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
Preceded by
Bjørg Vik,
Jahn Otto Johansen
Recipient of the Cappelen Prize
(shared with Otto Øgrim,
Helmut Ormestad,
Kåre Lunde,
Richard Herrmann)
Succeeded by
Lars Saabye Christensen,
Rune Belsvik,
Ove Røsbak,
Karin Sveen