News on Astronomy in 2018
Hubble searches for the origin of the first galaxies
13 September 2018
New observations link gigantic star collisions to homeless short duration gamma ray bursts
26 July 2018
Scientists from the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, have been involved in detecting a beam of light that provides a link between neutron star mergers and short duration gamma ray bursts. The result is now published in Nature Astronomy.
Prehistoric lunar eclipse hits Denmark on 27 July
25 July 2018
On Friday, July 27th, a total lunar eclipse will be visible in Denmark, if weather permits. That the lunar eclipse has prehistoric roots may sound a little strange. The explanation is that lunar eclipses follow a 19-year cycle.
Milky Way type dust particles discovered in a galaxy 11 billion light years from Earth
03 July 2018
An international research team, with participation from the Niels Bohr Institute, has found the same type of interstellar dust that we know from the Milky Way in a distant galaxy 11 billion light years from Earth.
Here is what it looks like, when a massive black hole devours a star
29 May 2018