At Aalto University in Helsinki, students have built two nanosatellites, both of which were recently launched into space. In the near future, numerous nanosatellites will provide a wealth of new information relevant to the environment, transport and business, including critical challenges such as climate change.
Lauri Markkanen is a leading figure on Finland’s basketball team, the “Wolf Pack,” as Helsinki cohosts the 2017 European Championship. For coaches at US universities and in the NBA, big European players who can shoot are nothing new, but seeing one as tall as Markkanen combine extraordinary grace, fluidity and accuracy gets their attention.
Number of universities in Finland
Source: Ministry of Education and Culture