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2020
17 JAN

Denmark's space mission ASIM constitute a cycle of knowledge

The first major results from the Danish-led ASIM mission, which investigates lightning in space, were recently on the front page of Science. This concludes a cycle of knowledge...

Space research
2019
17 DEC

Giant galaxy is almost as old as the Universe it self

Researchers have spotted that an enormous galaxy grew very big surprisingly fast after Big Bang. This has been discovered using the ALMA telescope in an international collaboration...

Astrophysics
25 NOV

Scientists detect extreme emission from a far away dying star

Researchers at DTU Space, in an international collaboration with the Niels Bohr Institute, have for the first time determined the emission of extremely energetic light...

Astrophysics
18 NOV

Satellites helping to locate diseases in cereal fields

Students at DTU have won the final of the Copernicus Hackathon Denmark 2019 with a concept for the early detection of disease outbreaks in fields using satellite data.

Earth observation Satelittes
23 OCT

DTU helps to solve a big question about heavy elements' origin

Researchers from DTU Space are part of an international team who have discovered that some of the heavy elements – in particular strontium – are formed in neutron star...

Astrophysics Satelittes
25 AUG

DTU and NASA to look for new planets from the Canary Islands

Experts from DTU Space have been working in the Canary Islands this summer. They have upgraded the Nordic telescope on the island of La Palma, and it is now tuned to look...

Space research Astrophysics Space technology and instruments
12 AUG

Hans Christian Ørsted Research Award 2019 goes to DTU space scientist

Lightning scientist Torsten Neubert receives the Hans Christian Ørsted Research Award for his contribution to an understanding of how giant lightning bolts are created...

Space research
16 JUL

New study underlines sea level rise in the Arctic ocean

Sea levels in the Arctic oceans have risen an average of 2.2 millimeters per year over the last 22 years.This is the conclusion reached by a Danish-German research team...

Earth observation Satelittes Climate change
21 JUN

Climate change can alter Greenland drastically

If climate change continues unabated, all the ice in Greenland may melt away in the course of just a thousand years and will lead to significant changes in the environment...

Climate change Ice research Earth observation
14 JUN

Denmark to name planet discovered by DTU researcher

Citizens of Denmark are invited to make suggestions for the names of an exoplanet and star discovered in 2008 some 1,000 light years from Earth.

The Solar system Astrophysics