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Namely Names 2016/17
Scientist Holger Bech Nielsen turns 75
23 August 2016
Denmark’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.
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.
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
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.
Jan W. Thomsen receives the award Teacher of the Year, SCIENCE 2016
22 June 2016
“Jan W. Thomsen captivates the physics students when he takes them into the world of quantum optics and with his great enthusiasm and energetic demeanour he manages to create a learning atmosphere where students can strengthen their...
Albert Schliesser appointed professor of optical quantum physics
06 June 2016
Albert Schliesser is a young top researcher who received his PhD in 2009 and now – only seven years later, has been appointed professor. Albert Schliesser works with quantum physics at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen.
Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz receives Niels Bohr Professorship for exploring the universe
20 May 2016
Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, Professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, will be a Niels Bohr Professor at Dark Cosmology Centre at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.
Jan Thomsen in a new EU project on ultra-precise atomic clocks
02 May 2016
Jan Thomsen, Associate Professor and head of the Ultracold Atoms research group at the Niels Bohr Institute is part of a grant of 14 million kroner to participate in an EU project to develop ultra-precise atomic clocks that will define international
Mogens Høgh Jensen new president of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
19 April 2016
Jørgen Peder Steffensen appointed professor of glaciology
04 April 2016