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2018
Illustration: ESA
03 MAY

The contribution of oceans to the Earth's magnetic field

Researchers from DTU reveal new surprising details about the contribution of the oceans to the Earth’s magnetic field.

Earth's magnetic field Space research Satelittes
2017
The three Swarm satelites in orbit (Illustration: ESA)
03 APR

DTU assesses research-related tasks for ESA

DTU Space has been chosen to head the work of selecting new projects for the European Space Agency, ESA, which are to ensure that the large volumes of data from the Swarm...

Earth's magnetic field Earth sciences Space research
Mapping of the 'lithospheric magnetic field' in the Earth crust with colors indicating the varying strengh of the magnetic field in the unit Tesla (Image: ESA)
23 MAR

Upper part of Earth’s magnetic field reveals a dramatic past

New research based on data from the European Swarm-satellites maps details of the Earth's magnetic field that reveals a possible meteorite impact in Africa some 540 million...

Earth's magnetic field
2016
Illustration: European Space Agency (ESA).
22 DEC

DTU researchers find river of molten iron in the Earth’s core

Deep down in the Earth’s core a massive river of molten iron is moving westward under Alaska and Siberia at increasing speed. The remarkable movement have been detected...

Earth's magnetic field Satelittes
Surfaces of the liquid metal region surrounded by magnetic field lines represent consequent moments of the modeled geomagnetic reversal. The big sphere is the close up of the surface of the liquid core in the first snapshot. (Image: J. Favre, A. Sheyko).
10 NOV

Earth’s magnetic field under the ‘simulation magnifying glass’

Earth’s magnetic field has reversed direction hundreds of times in the course of our planet’s history. But the cause of those reversals remains unclear. 4 million...

Earth's magnetic field
Illustration: ESA/EOS
30 SEP

Strange blackouts hits Space satellites near Equator

Researchers have been puzzled by regular blackouts in the GPS navigation system on the European Swarm satellites where DTU Space leads the international scientific cooperation...

Earth's magnetic field
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08 SEP

DTU closes gap in Earth magnetic field monitoring

In the midst of the Greenland ice sheet a new geomagnetic ground station from DTU Space is now collecting data on the Earth’s magnetic field. The isolated station...

Earth's magnetic field Polar research
Illustration: ESA/DTU Space/ATG Medial AB
09 MAR

New theory about the weakening of the Earth’s magnetic field

The Earth’s magnetic field, which protects the planet and its 1,300 satellites against particles from outer space, is becoming weaker and weaker. A DTU researcher...

Earth's magnetic field Earth sciences Space research Satelittes
2015
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22 DEC

Time to map the uncharted Antarctica

Two researchers from DTU Space are to collect data about Antarctica to reveal the uncharted landscape beneath the ice, and to help ensure accurate satellite trajectories...

Earth sciences Earth's magnetic field Geology Mapping and surveying
2014
24 SEP

NASA honours researchers behind film from space

Star cameras developed by researchers at DTU Space have ensured unique footage of Earth and the Moon seen from space. Now NASA has honoured the researchers behind the successful...

Space research Satelittes Space technology and instruments Earth's magnetic field