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Exploration of the universe and our nearest planet, Mars
Scientists are studying the visible celestial bodies such as stars, planets and galaxies, but also the mysterious dark universe - dark matter and dark energy.

Uffe Gråe Jørgensen: Is the Earth common, but life unique?

07 February 2014

Uffe Gråe Jørgensen: Is the Earth common, but life unique? Why haven’t aliens from one of these planets visited Earth? Is the universe filled with planets where life never arises? Or are other Earths constantly bombarded with devastating asteroids?

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Exoplanets with Lars Buchhave, astrophysicist at the Niels Bohr Institute

11 October 2012

Exoplanets with Lars Buchhave, astrophysicist at the Niels Bohr InstituteIs Earth unique or just one of many habitable planets? Can we find evidence of life elsewhere? It's just fifteen years ago, the first planet around a Sun-like star outside our own solar system was discovered.

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Cosmic Explosions with Johan Fynbo, astrophysicist at the Niels Bohr Institute

10 October 2012

Cosmic explosions with Johan Fynbo, astrophysicist at the Niels Bohr InstituteDanish astronomers are among the world leaders in the quest for cosmic explosions. Cosmic explosions such as supernovae and gamma-ray bursts play a very important role in modern astronomy.

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Dark Matter with Steen H. Hansen, astrophysicist

05 July 2012

Solar storms and space weather with Jacob Trier Frederiksen, astrophysicist, Astrophysics and Planetary Science, Niels Bohr InstituteThe Universe consists not only of the visible heavenly objects like stars, planets and galaxies - there is also a large amount of invisible matter out there, dark matter.

 
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Solar storms and space weather with Jacob Trier Frederiksen, astrophysicist

29 June 2012

Solar storms and space weather with Jacob Trier Frederiksen, astrophysicist, Astrophysics and Planetary Science, Niels Bohr InstituteThe sun is precisely in these years, moving into its next active period, which peaks in 2013. The explosive magnetic activity, called Solar storms affect the Earth.

 
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X-Shooter

15 November 2010

X-shooterDanish researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have developed and built a large portion of the mechanics and electronics for the project.
 

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MARS: The Phoenix Mission, PART 1

21 April 2010

Was there ever life on Mars? - could there still be life on the cold, red desert planet? The spacecraft Phoenix Mars Lander is launched into space towards Mars.
 

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MARS: The Phoenix Mission, PART 2

19 April 2010

MARS: The Phoenix Mission, part 2After having flown 250 million kilometres through the solar system, Phoenix landed on the 25th of May 2008 in the northern polar region.
 

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MARS: The Phoenix Mission, PART 3

18 April 2010

MARS: The Phoenix Missionen, part 3The Phoenix Mars Lander produces power using large solar panels, so it is only during the summer that the mission has enough sunlight to the experiments.
 

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ASTRONOMY: Our cosmic roots

01 February 2010

ASTRONOMY: Our cosmic rootsBy scrutinising images from Hubble Ultra Deep Field, researchers have gained fascinating new insights about the distant universe.
 

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