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Spinning Supermassive Black Hole: New Suspect in the Death of Unlucky Star

12 December 2016

In the search for truth, questioning accepted assumptions is the duty of any scientist. This necessity of investigating and reassessing our knowledge makes often way for newer, exciting hypotheses that continuously challenge

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Francesco Valentino starts as DARK Fellow

31 October 2016

Welcome Francesco Valentino, who starts November 1 as a Dark Fellow, funded by Georgios Magdis' Villum YIP project “Gas to stars - Stars to dust ; Tracing star formation across cosmic time”.

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Raoul Cañameras Starts as Postdoc

19 October 2016

Welcome to Raoul Cañameras, who started on October 1 as a postdoc to work with Lise Christensen on the YDUN grant "Galaxy building blocks: Dwarf galaxies at high redshifts”. Raoul recently passed the PhD examination and received the title of Doctor in Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Paris-Saclay.

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Charles Steinhardt Starts as Assistant Professor and Carlsberg Dark Fellow

19 October 2016

Welcome Charles Steinhardt, who started September 1 as Assistant Professor and Dark Fellow, jointly funded by Sune Tofts ERC project “Connecting The Extreme”, and the Carlsberg foundation Dark Fellowship program.

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Mario Bonamigo Starts as Postdoc

06 June 2016

Welcome Mario Bonamigo, who starts on June 13 as a postdoc working with Claudio Grillo's grant, 'Shedding light on dark matter in galaxy clusters'. Mario will receive his PhD from Laboratoire Astrophysique d' Marsaille (LAM) later this summer...

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Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz receives Niels Bohr Professorship

20 May 2016

Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, Professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, will be a Niels Bohr Professor at Dark Cosmology Centre at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

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Tamara Davis named Affiliated Professor of Cosmology

13 May 2016

Professor Tamara Davis has been appointed Afflilated Professor in Cosmology at the Niels Bohr Institute.

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Congratulations Anthea King - Double Degree PhD

02 March 2016

Anthea King has completed her PhD - a double degree at the Astrophysics Group, University of Queensland and the Dark Cosmology Centre at the University of Copenhagen. Anthea worked with Professor Tamara Davis at UQ and Associate Professors Darach Watson and Marianne Vestergaard at DARK. She worked with reverberation mapping of active galactic nuclei...

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Dark Cosmology Centre in hunt for gravitational wave sources

11 February 2016

Dark Cosmology Centre in hunt for gravitational wave sourcesToday it was announced that gravitational waves, a key prediction of Einstein’s theory of general relativity, have been directly detected for the first time and astrophysicists from the Niels Bohr Institute’s Dark Cosmology Centre...

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Marianne Vestergaard receives the Niels Bohr Institute’s teaching award

02 February 2016

“There are many good teachers, but there is one in particular that deserves to be celebrated for the brilliant difference she has made in the lives of her students, both professionally and personally - Marianne Vestergaard.

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Georgios Magdis receives grant from Villum Foundation

19 January 2016

Georgios Magdis receives grant from Villum Foundation Georgios Magdis, an assistant professor at the Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute, has received a grant of five million kroner from the Villum Foundation’s Young Investigator Programme.

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