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Sweet building blocks of life found around young star

29 August 2012

Building blocks of life found around young starLife is made up of a series of complex organic molecules, including sugars. Astronomers from NBI have now observed a simple sugar molecule in the gas surrounding a young star

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Successful landing on Mars

06 August 2012

"It has succeeded, it has landed”, it sounds from head of the Danish Mars research group, Morten Bo Madsen, who is reporting from NASA’s control centre in Pasadena, California

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Warming and melting on top of the Greenland ice sheet

03 August 2012

On top of the approximately 3 km thick ice sheet in Greenland the temperature is normally around minus 10-15 degrees C in the summer. This year, researchers from NBI observed temperatures above zero

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Rise in temperatures and CO2 follow each other closely in climate change

23 July 2012

Rise in temperatures and CO2 follow each other closely in climate change New research from the Niels Bohr Institute indicates that, contrary to previous opinion, the rise in temperature and the rise in the atmospheric CO2 follow each other closely in terms of time.

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Breakthrough – the Higgs has been found

04 July 2012

Breakthrough - the Higgs is foundSo there it is – the Higgs, the mysterious particle that causes all things to have a mass. After 45 years of intense searching, researchers at CERN have now detected the existence of the mysterious particle

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Discovery of material with amazing properties

24 June 2012

Discovery of material with amazing propertiesNormally a material can be either magnetically or electrically polarized, but not both. Now researchers at NBI have studied a material that is simultaneously magnetically and electrically polarizable.

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Planets can form around different types of stars

13 June 2012

Planets can form around different types of stars New research from NBI, among others, shows that small planets can form around very different types of stars – also stars that are relatively poor in heavy elements. This significantly increases the

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Breaking the limits of classical physics

07 June 2012

Researchers from NBI have made a simple experiment that demonstrates that nature violates common sense. The experiment illustrates that light does not behave according to the principles of classical physics...

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Baby galaxies grew up quickly

16 May 2012

Baby galaxies from the young Universe more than 12 billion years ago evolved faster than previously thought, shows new research from the Niels Bohr Institute. This means that already in the early history of the Universe

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Cooling semiconductor by laser light

22 January 2012

Cooling semiconductor by laser lightResearchers at the NBI have combined two worlds – quantum physics and nano physics, and this has led to the discovery of a new method for laser cooling semiconductor membranes

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