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Large EU grant for astronomy project

23 November 2016

Astrophysicist Heidi Korhonen, associate professor in the Dark Cosmology Centre at the Niels Bohr Institute has received a grant of 3.2 million kroner to lead an EU project that will train young researchers in astronomical observations with telescopes.

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Marianne Vestergaard receives the University of Copenhagen Teaching Award 2016

15 November 2016

Marianne Vestergaard receives the University of Copenhagen Teaching Award 2016Marianne Vestergaard studies the physical processes of the quasars – their structure and evolution, and how the quasars affect their surroundings. She has been awarded the University Copenhagen Teaching Award 2016 for her engaging and active...

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Jens Jørgen Gaardhøje member of EU science committee

14 November 2016

Jens Jørgen Gaardhøje member of EU science committeeProfessor Jens Jørgen Gaardhøje, Center for Particel Physics at the Niels Bohr Institute has been appointed member of the Science Advisory Board of ScienceEurope in Brussels.
 

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Anja C. Andersen awarded the H.C. Ørsted Medal

24 October 2016

Anja C. Andersen awarded the H.C. Ørsted MedalIn recognition of Anja Andersen’s unique ability to communicate about both astronomy and physics she has been awarded the H.C. Ørsted Medal in Silver, which will be presented by its patron, Her Majesty, Queen Margrethe.

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Quantum technology boosted by 20 million kroner from the Ministry of Science

06 October 2016

Quantum technology boosted by 20 million kroner from the Ministry of ScienceDanish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation has awarded 20 million kroner to a new centre, QUANTECH, which will build up a research infrastructure comprised of a facility with a number of instruments for producing...

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Eugene Polzik on the steering committee for EU quantum technology flagship

13 September 2016

Eugene Polzik on the steering committee for EU quantum technology flagshipThe EU will launch a €1 billion innovative quantum technology project. In order to develop a program of research, a steering committee of senior researchers and business people has been established. From Denmark, Professor Eugene Polzik...

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Scientist Holger Bech Nielsen turns 75

23 August 2016

Scientist Holger Bech Nielsen turns 75Denmark’s most famous and beloved physicist Holger Bech Nielsen turns 75 on the 25th of August. Holger Bech Nielsen is professor of theoretical high-energy physics, which is the study of the basic structure and organisation of the universe.

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Star and planetary scientists get millions of hours on EU supercomputers

17 August 2016

The universe is full of mysteries. Mysteries that cannot be solved by observation alone, but researchers can examine them using modelling. However, this requires enormous processing power and is very expensive.

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Nobel laureate Ben Mottelson turns 90

06 July 2016

Ben Mottelson, together with Aage Bohr, received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1975 for their work describing the structure of the atomic nucleus.  On July 9th, Ben Mottelson will turn 90 and even though he officially retired in 1994, he still comes into the

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Four research projects at the Niels Bohr Institute receive funding from FNU

30 June 2016

Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have received grants totalling more than 13.5 million kroner from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences, FNU under the Ministry of Higher Education and Science.  

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