Uffe Gråe Jørgensen: Is the Earth common, but life unique?
7 February 2014
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?
Read more Exoplanets with Lars Buchhave, astrophysicist at the Niels Bohr Institute
11 October 2012
Is 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.
Read more Cosmic Explosions with Johan Fynbo, astrophysicist at the Niels Bohr Institute
10 October 2012
Danish 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.
Read more Dark Matter with Steen H. Hansen, astrophysicist
5 July 2012
The 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.
Read more Solar storms and space weather with Jacob Trier Frederiksen, astrophysicist
29 June 2012
The 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.
Read more X-Shooter
15 November 2010
Danish researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have developed and built a large portion of the mechanics and electronics for the project.
Read more 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.
Read more MARS: The Phoenix Mission, PART 2
19 April 2010
After having flown 250 million kilometres through the solar system, Phoenix landed on the 25th of May 2008 in the northern polar region.
Read more MARS: The Phoenix Mission, PART 3
18 April 2010
The 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.
Read more ASTRONOMY: Our cosmic roots
1 February 2010
By scrutinising images from Hubble Ultra Deep Field, researchers have gained fascinating new insights about the distant universe.