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Gerard ’t Hooft receives the Niels Bohr Institute Medal of Honour, 2016
30 November 2016
The Dutch professor of theoretical physics, Nobel laureate Gerard ’t Hooft has been awarded the Niels Bohr Institute Medal of Honour, 2016 for his groundbreaking work on black holes, quantum gravity and quantum field theories.
Mystery of ultra-diffuse faint galaxies solved
29 November 2016
University of Copenhagen partners with Microsoft to develop topological quantum computer
28 November 2016
Professor Charles Marcus will build the world's first topological quantum computer at the Niels Bohr Institute in collaboration with the Technical University of Delft and Sydney University under a Microsoft...
Chaos in cosmos: Stars with three planet-forming discs of gas
11 October 2016
Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have discovered a system consisting of two stars with three rotating planet-forming accretion discs around them. It is a binary star where each star has its own planet-forming...
Trust fosters networking and knowledge sharing
11 October 2016
Robert Feidenhans’l resigns as head of the Niels Bohr Institute
06 October 2016
Robert Feidenhans’l, professor and head of the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen has been appointed as the Chairman of the Management Board of the large European research facility XFEL in Hamburg.
Tracking the amount of sea ice from the Greenland ice sheet
27 September 2016
By analysing ice cores drilled from deep inside the Greenland ice sheet, researchers have started to calculate how much Arctic sea ice there was in the past. The results have just published in the research journal Scientific
Effective reflection of light for quantum technology
23 September 2016
Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have developed a new method where they create a very strong interaction between light and atoms, which means that the light can be controlled and reflected on a glass fiber.
First step in the Deep Space mission
21 September 2016
Deep Space is a project that will use a new specially designed telescope to look far into space in order to observe radiation from the early universe. The equipment will be placed at Summit in the middle of the...
Acidity in atmosphere minimised to preindustrial levels
19 September 2016
New research shows that human pollution of the atmosphere with acid is now almost back to the level that it was before the pollution started with industrialisation in the 1930s. The results come from studies of the Greenland