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Science and Physics World Breakthrough of the Year 2017

21 December 2017

Science Breakthrough of the Year 2017 in the highly acclaimed publications, Science and Physics World, goes to the collaboration that led to the first ever observation of gravitational waves.

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Research Collaboration on virus attacks

20 December 2017

Physicists and molecular biologists from the University of Copenhagen have published a new and exciting take on how bacteria can survive virus attacks.
 

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Chaos in the transition from sleep to awake

15 December 2017

Danish researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have investigated how to describe one of the most significant state changes in the brain, namely the transition between sleep and wakefulness.

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Qubits put into reverse

30 November 2017

A group of scientists at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, has figured out how to make spin qubits perform controlled backward rotations. This has never been shown before.

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From deep under the Antartica-surface: IceCube has collected new knowledge about high-energy neutrino physics

23 November 2017

High-energy neutrinos ‘caught’ in Antarctica Scientists from NBI were part of an international team measuring neutrino interaction at energy levels 1000 times higher than what can be attained in man-made particle generators.

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Colour technology of ancient egyptian papyrus revealed by synchrotron analysis

20 November 2017

Copper has for the first time been found to be a constituency of papyrus black ink. The papyri are fabricated over a period of 300 years and geographically spread over the entire Egypt.

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New discovery: Supernova explodes several times

08 November 2017

Astronomers have for the first time discovered a star that exploded multiple times over a period of more than fifty years. These observations are challenging existing theories on cosmic catastrophes.

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Neutron star smash shakes universe

17 October 2017

Scientists have, for the first time, captured gravitational waves as well as light, from two neutron stars that orbited each other ever closer to eventually collide. The groundbreaking discovery begins a...

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Now we know where the heavy elements come from

16 October 2017

The discovery of a kilonova produced by the collision of two neutron stars brings researchers a big step closer to the explanation of one of the great puzzles of science: how the heaviest elements in the universe were formed.

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ALMA and Rosetta Detect Freon-40 in Space

03 October 2017

Observations made with ALMA and ESA’s Rosetta mission by an international team, including researchers from NBI, have revealed the presence of the organohalogen Freon-40 in gas around both an infant star and a comet.

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