Super fast film recording makes ultra precise chemistry possible
26 June 2009
A Danish research group are the first to film the formation of a new molecule out of two separate chemical substances. It is an achievement that could allow for energy-efficient chemical production and more effective chemical and...
The research council system is inflexible and fragmented
25 June 2009
That is why an independent evaluation panel has recommended that a joint board be established for all funding functions of the entire system, writes the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation...
Young stars in Finnish summer night
12 June 2009
In Finland a team of Nordic and Baltic astronomi students prepare to work with the future gigantic radio- and optic telescopes in the exploration of the Universe. What does a bright Finnish summer night among the birch trees...
It's in the bag - ESS to Lund
8 June 2009
Spain has withdrawn its candidacy to be the host country for the research facility ESS and it has been decided that ESS will definitely be placed in Lund. ”Fantastic, now the fun work begins! Congratulations to everyone who has...
Children and the Brorfelde Observatory in focus
4 June 2009
Two projects place focus on the astronomy of the past and the astronomy of the future. In one project, schoolchildren will build their own simple telescopes to explore the sky with and in the other project a film will be made about the...
Royal visit to the ice
3 June 2009
Crown Prince Frederik and his fellow heirs to the throne from Sweden, Crown Princess Victoria and from Norway, Crown Prince Haakon have visited the NEEM camp on the Greenland ice cap, where they observed the ice core..
Massive support for ESS in the Øresund Region
2 June 2009
With very strong support from seven countries, including Germany, France, Denmark and Norway, there is now a clear majority in support of placing the super research facility ESS in the Øresund Region...
Incredibly sensitive instrument ready to observe the universe
26 May 2009
The new instrument is called the X-shooter and has now been installed at the European very large telescope, the VLT in Chile. Danish researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have developed and built a large part of...
Spectacular new record set for the Universe’s most distant stellar explosion
28 April 2009
A gamma-ray burst, more distant than the farthest known galaxy, has been discovered by a team with researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen. The gamma-ray burst is light from...
Critical turning point can trigger abrupt climate change
20 April 2009
Ice ages are the greatest natural climate changes in recent geological times. Their rise and fall are caused by slight changes in the Earth's orbit around the Sun due to the influence of the other planets...