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Dark Cosmology Centre in hunt for gravitational wave sources
11 February 2016
Today it was announced that gravitational waves, a key prediction of Einstein’s theory of general relativity, have been directly detected for the first time and astrophysicists from the Niels Bohr Institute’s Dark Cosmology Centre...
The universe’s primordial soup flowing at CERN
09 February 2016
Researchers have recreated the universe’s primordial soup in miniature format by colliding lead atoms with extremely high energy in the 27 km long particle accelerator, the LHC at CERN. The primordial soup is a so-called quark-gluon plasma
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