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Milky Way type dust particles discovered in a galaxy 11 billion light years from Earth

03 July 2018

An international research team, with participation from the Niels Bohr Institute, has found the same type of interstellar dust that we know from the Milky Way in a distant galaxy 11 billion light years from Earth.

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Here is what it looks like, when a massive black hole devours a star

29 May 2018

Jane Lixin Dai and Professor Enrico Ramirez from DARK Cosmology Centre at the Niels Bohr Institute have recently provided the scientific community with a much-needed computer model.

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Giorgos Leloudas receives 10 million DKK to investigate the “blackest” of black holes in the Universe

26 January 2018

The research in the black holes in the center of galaxies gets a boost on 10 million DKK with a Villum Young Investigator grant to assistant professor Giorgos Leloudas at DARK Cosmology Centre.

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Lars Egstrøm Kristensen receives 9.3 million DKK to look for the building blocks of life in the Universe

25 January 2018

From dead molecules to life – but how? Lars Egstrøm Kristensen, associate professor at the Astro and Planetary research section, has received 9.368.760 DKK from the Villum Young Investigator programme.

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Women in Physics Prize 2017 awarded to up and coming astrophysicist Sarah Pearson

27 November 2017

Together with the well-deserved KIF prize of 5000 Danish crowns, Christina Nis, Professor MSO at Roskilde University and member of the KiF Prize award committee, delivered these fine words to the Columbia-based Phd student

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Anja C. Andersen has been awarded the Danish Authors' Society Literary Prize 2017

17 November 2017

The prize has previously been awarded, among others, to Ebbe Kløvedal Reich, Tor Nørretranders, Jørn Lund, Peter Øvig Knudsen, Jens Andersen, Ulrik Langen and Søren Ryge. This year, the prize is shared between Anja C. Andersen and Henrik Wivel.

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New discovery: Supernova explodes several times

08 November 2017

Astronomers have for the first time discovered a star that exploded multiple times over a period of more than fifty years. These observations are challenging existing theories on cosmic catastrophes.

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Neutron star smash shakes universe

17 October 2017

Scientists have, for the first time, captured gravitational waves as well as light, from two neutron stars that orbited each other ever closer to eventually collide. The groundbreaking discovery begins a...

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Now we know where the heavy elements come from

16 October 2017

The discovery of a kilonova produced by the collision of two neutron stars brings researchers a big step closer to the explanation of one of the great puzzles of science: how the heaviest elements in the universe were formed.

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ALMA and Rosetta Detect Freon-40 in Space

03 October 2017

Observations made with ALMA and ESA’s Rosetta mission by an international team, including researchers from NBI, have revealed the presence of the organohalogen Freon-40 in gas around both an infant star and a comet.

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