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Diversity of nature formulated
01 February 2016
We humans are affecting nature to a greater and greater degree and this is contributing to the reduction of biodiversity globally. To better assess the consequences requires a better understanding of the environmental conditions...
The solar system’s ninth planet in sight
26 January 2016
Two American researchers believe that they have found evidence that there is still a giant planet in our own solar system that we have never seen. It has long been known that the small dwarf planet Sedna moved in a strange orbit and
Very high silicon content surprises Mars researchers
17 December 2015
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
Astronomy archaeology – finding 120-year-old observations
08 December 2015
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
CERN collides heavy nuclei at new record high energy
25 November 2015
The past shows how abrupt climate shifts affect Earth
09 November 2015
New research shows how past abrupt climatic changes in the North Atlantic propagated globally. The study, led by researchers from The Niels Bohr Institute, shows how interaction between heat transport in the ocean and the...
Swift satellite detects 1000th gamma-ray burst
06 November 2015
The Greenland ice sheet contains nutrients from precipitation
04 November 2015
New research shows that the ice sheet on Greenland contains the nutrient phosphorus, which was carried by the atmosphere across the country, where it fell with precipitation. This new knowledge is important for...
Photons open the gateway for quantum networks
23 October 2015
There is tremendous potential for new information technology based on light (photons), and quantum technology based on photons – called quantum photonics, will be able to hold much more information than current computer technology.
KU students win gold in the United States for Mars moss project
05 October 2015