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Georgios Magdis receives grant from Villum Foundation

19 January 2016

Georgios Magdis receives grant from Villum Foundation Georgios Magdis, an assistant professor at the Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute, has received a grant of five million kroner from the Villum Foundation’s Young Investigator Programme.

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Very high silicon content surprises Mars researchers

17 December 2015

Very high silicon content surprises Mars researchers New results from the Mars rover Curosity show that some rocks in Gale Crater have a high content of the element silicon. Since the accumulation of silica typically require a combination of both heat and water, this place might once

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Troels Petersen from the Niels Bohr Institute receives Science Dissimination Award

15 December 2015

Troels Petersen from the Niels Bohr Institute receives Science Communication Award ‘A star in the area of communication’ – this is how Troels Petersen is described by colleagues, media and anyone who has experienced him talk about what he is passionate about – physics.  Troels Petersen is an associate professor of particle physics and works with

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Astronomy archaeology – finding 120-year-old observations

08 December 2015

Astronomy archaeology – finding 120-year-old observations In the basement under the Niels Bohr Institute building on Juliane Maries Vej in Copenhagen they have found astronomical observations that go more than 120 years back in time. The observations were recorded on thin photographic

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CERN collides heavy nuclei at new record high energy

25 November 2015

CERN collides heavy nuclei at new record high energyThe world’s most powerful accelerator, the 27 km long Large Hadron Collider (LHC) operating at CERN in Geneva established collisions between lead nuclei, this morning, at the highest energies ever.

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The KIF Prize 2015 goes to Professor Jens Hjorth

18 November 2015

The Danish Network for Women in Physics, KIF has awarded the 2015 prize to Professor Jens Hjorth, the director of the Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen.

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Anja Andersen receives the Danish Physical Society’s Communication Award

12 November 2015

Anja Andersen, associate professor at the Dark Cosmology Centre at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, has received the International Year of Light Communication Award from the Danish Physical Society.

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Swift satellite detects 1000th gamma-ray burst

06 November 2015

Swift satellite detects 1000th gamma-ray burstThe NASA satellite, Swift, has now detected its 1000th gamma-ray burst. Since the launch of the satellite in 2004, it has revolutionised research into gamma-ray bursts.
 

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Jes Jørgensen receives The Academy of Sciences and Letters Silver Medal 2015

02 November 2015

Jes Jørgensen receives The Academy of Sciences and Letters Silver Medal 2015In 2015, the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters awards a silver medal goes to Associate Professor Jes K. Jørgensen from the Niels Bohr Institute for his research into the processes surrounding the formation of stars and planets.

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Pavel Naselsky appointed Professor

14 October 2015

Pavel Naselsky has been appointed professor in the research group Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology at the Niels Bohr Institute. He researches the very earliest universe using observations from the Planck Satellite, which can display images...

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