Mikkel Theiss Kristensen Master's Defense

19 January 2016 kl. 11.00

Mikkel Theiss Kristensen will defend his master's thesis, "Rare Emission-line Galaxies in the COSMOS Field" on January 19, 2016 at 11.00. Read more

Johannes Astrup Master's Defense

19 January 2016 kl. 13.30

Johannes Astrup will defend his master's thesis, "Where is the galaxy counterpart of DLA225+0257?" on January 19, 2016 at 13.30. Read more

Niels Bohr Medal of Honour 2015, Brian Schmidt

29 January 2016 kl. 14.15

Professor, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2011, Brian Schmidt, is the receiver of the Niels Bohr Institute Medal of Honour 2015 Read more

Cake Talk: Chiara Spiniello

11 February 2016 kl. 14.00

Thursday, 11 Feb @ 14.00.  Title: The XLENS Project: Constrain the Initial Mass Function and the Luminous & Dark Matter distribution in massive Early-Type Galaxies

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Multi-scale ambient energy deposition from Supernovae²

22 February 2016

The workshop will explore multi-scale Type II SNe energy deposition into the ambient medium. Facilitator: Professor Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz (University of California Santa Cruz and NBI Affiliated Professor) Read more

Mikkel Juhl Hobert Master's Defense

22 March 2016 kl. 13.00

Tuesday, 22 March at 13.00 in the DARK Lounge. Title: The role of core collapse supernovae in the context of dust production in the early universe. Read more

Anders Paaske Drachmann Master's Defense

23 March 2016 kl. 13.00

Wednesday, 23 March, 13.00 in the DARK Lounge. Title: Dust production in late-type high-mass stars - the significance and contribution to the ISM Read more

Cake Talk: Vardha N. Bennert

28 April 2016 kl. 14:00

Thursday, 28 April 14:00. Title: Towards an Understanding of the Black Hole Mass Scaling Relations

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Talk by Federico Marinacci

29 April 2016 kl. 14:00

Friday, April 29 at 14:00. Title: Magnetic fields in moving-mesh cosmological simulations Read more

Ia Kochiashvili PhD Thesis Defense

11 May 2016 kl. 13:30

Ia Kochiashvili will defend her PhD thesis on May 11, 1:30 PM, in the DARK Lounge. Title: High redshift Lyman hunt – Galaxies as precious forged jewels Read more

Cake Talk: Kevin Jun Yi Koay

12 May 2016 kl. 14.00

Cake Talk, The curious case of the changing-look Seyfert galaxy, Mrk 590 Read more

John E. Niclasen Master's thesis defense

31 May 2016 kl. 13:15

John E. Niclasen will defend his Master's thesis "World and Science" on Tues., May 31, 2016 Read more

Visit by the EUCLID NISP team

6 June 2016

The 2-day review meeting in Copenhagen will discuss the test plan and get organize for the Critical Design Review of the OGSE, which is the last review before beginning to manufacture the various components of the instrument.  Read more

Talk by Alberto Sesana

16 June 2016 kl. 14:00

Thurs. 16 June at 14:00. Title: Listening to the Universe with gravitational waves Read more

MSc defense by Gustav Collin Rasmussen

24 June 2016 kl. 14:00

Gustav Collin Rasmussen will be defending his MSc thesis
"Structural and dynamical properties of dark matter halos" on Friday, June 24 at 14:00. Read more

Lasse Albæk's MSc thesis defense

7 July 2016 kl. 14:00

Title: Dark Matter Dynamics in Galaxy Clusters
Date: Thurs., July 7 2016
Time: 14:00
Place: DARK Lounge

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Master's thesis defense by Kasper Elm Heintz

6 September 2016 kl. 13:15

Tuesday, 6 September @ 13:15. Title: Exploring New Methods of Selecting Quasars Read more

Master's thesis defense by Maren Malling

9 September 2016 kl. 10:00

Friday, 9 September @ 10:00. Title: The Balmer Decrement of Low Redshift Active Galactic Nuclei – Comparing two methods of calculation for a large sample Read more

PhD Defense by Claus Clausen

27 September 2016 kl. 14:00

The Megalithic Lunar Season Pointer Read more

Isabella Chi Gieseler Cortzen MSc defense

11 November 2016 kl. 13:00

Isabella Chi Gieseler Cortzen will defend her Master's thesis "Examining the existence of two distinct modes of star formation: a study of the gas reservoirs and dust emission in star forming galaxies across cosmic time" on Friday, Nov.11 at 1:00 PM Read more

Amanda Bredahl Larssen MSc defense

24 November 2016 kl. 11:00

Amanda Bredahl Larssen will defend her Master's Thesis "Dust reddening of quasars:
A study of redshift and luminosity dependence of extinction, and of dust as main explanation of quasar UV SED diversity" on Thurs. November 24 at 11:00 in the DARK Lounge. Read more

PhD defense by Matteo Cataneo

24 November 2016 kl. 14:00

Matteo Cataneo will be defending his PhD thesis on Thurs,, Nov. 24 at 2:00 PM.
Thesis title: "Growth of Structure in Theories of Cosmic Acceleration – Cosmological tests and modeling" Read more

Workshop with the DARK Junior Research Fellows

2 December 2016 kl. 17:30

On Friday, December 2, there will be a workshop to showcase the projects by the DARK Junior Research Fellows.

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NTE collaboration meeting

12 December 2016

DARK is hosting a NOT Transient Explorer ("NTE") collaboration meeting with the external partners.

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PhD defense by Maryam Arabsalmani

15 December 2016 kl. 10:00

Maryam Arabsalmani will be defending her PhD thesis on Thursday, December 15 at 10:00.
Thesis title: "Gas Kinematics in GRB Host Galaxies" Read more

Sadik Acili MSc defense

20 December 2016 kl. 13:15

Sadik Acili will defend his MSc thesis "A galaxy illuminated by a GRB at z=2.33" on Tuesday, December 20, at 13:15. Read more

PhD defense by Andreas Skielboe

13 January 2017 kl. 13:00

Andreas Skielboe will defend his PhD thesis "Colossal creations of gravity -- From clusters of galaxies to active galactic nuclei" on Friday, January 13. Read more

Visit by Munkensdam Gymnasium

6 February 2017 kl. 14:00

Munkensdam Gymnasium, Kolding, will be visiting DARK to hear a talk by Peter Jakobsen. Read more

Michael Flemming Hansen's Master's defense

20 March 2017 kl. 11:00

Michael Flemming Hansen will defend his Master's Thesis "Strong Lensing in Galaxy Clusters" on Monday, March 20 at 11:00 Read more

Ida Vægter Rasmussen's MSc defense

20 March 2017 kl. 14:00

Ida Vægter Rasmussen will defend her MSc thesis "Gravitational redshift in galaxy clusters with photometric surveys" on March 20, at 2:00 PM in the DARK Lounge. 

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Mulernes Legatskole visiting DARK

30 March 2017

Mulernes Legatskole will be at DARK on Thursday, March 30, as part of a 2-day visit to Niels Bohr Institute. Read more

PhD defense by Caroline Heneka

3 April 2017 kl. 14:00

Caroline Heneka will be defending her PhD thesis "Cosmological Structure Formation:
From Dawn till Dusk – From Reionization to Galaxy Clusters"

Date: April 3 2017
Time: 14:00

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Seminar "IllustrisTNG" given by Annalisa Pillepich

4 April 2017 kl. 11:00

On Tuesday, April 4, Annalisa Pillepich (University of Iceland) will give the seminar  "IllustrisTNG". Read more

Viborg Amt Gymnasium visiting DARK

4 April 2017 kl. 13:30

On Tuesday, April 4, pupils from Viborg Amt Gymnasium will be visiting DARK to hear Peter Jakobsen give the talk "Why is it dark at night?". Read more

Talk by Signe Riemer-Sørensen

6 April 2017 kl. 14:00

Signe Riemer-Sørensen, Postdoc at Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo, will be giving the talk "Deuterium, the first element in the Universe" Read more

Women in Physics / KiF invites

26 April 2017 kl. 18:00

Please join the next "KIF Invites" event with Ayoe Buus Hansen. She is an "Atmospheric Dispersion and Air Quality Scientist" working at the Met Office in the UK.

Title: "Haze in Singapore – Annual Attribution of Biomass Burning in South East Asia" Read more

Super-Stars@DARK meeting

9 May 2017 kl. 11:00

The first weekly meeting of the Super-stars@DARK group will be on Tuesday, May 9 at 11:00 in the DARK Lounge.

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Super-Stars@DARK Weekly meeting

16 May 2017 kl. 11:00

The weekly Super-Stars@DARK meeting will take place again on Tues. at 11:00 in the DARK lounge. Read more

Talk by Sarah Pearson

29 May 2017 kl. 14:00

Sarah Pearson, Columbia University, will give the talk "Gaps in Globular Cluster Streams: Pal 5 and the Galactic Bar" on Monday, May 29 at 2:00 PM.

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Maria Hammerstrøm's MSc defence

9 June 2017 kl. 10:30

Maria Hammerstrøm will defend her MSc thesis on Friday, June 9 at 10:30

Thesis title: Establishing the host galaxy contribution to spectroscopic data of the nuclear emission of active galactic nuclei

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SURF summer program

19 June 2017

The CalTech SURF summer program will be held at DARK this year, from June 19 to September 1. Read more

OPTICON Instrumentation School

3 July 2017

The first OPTICON Instrumentation School will take place in Copenhagen on July 3-12, 2017. The school will bring 20 young European astronomers and engineers to University of Copenhagen to learn how to  do a 'Phase A' study of an astronomical instrument.

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Kavli Summer Program in Astrophysics 2017

10 July 2017

Astrophysics with gravitational wave detections
The Kavli Summer Program in Astrophysics 2017 will be held at the Niels Bohr Institute from July 10 to August 18. Read more

Master's Thesis Defense by Mikael Hansen

30 August 2017 kl. 13:15

Title: Tomography of a gamma-ray burst host galaxy at z=2.71 Read more


25 October 2017 kl. 15:30

Jens Hjorth, professor & head of the DARK Cosmology Centre and Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, Niels Bohr Professor have the pleasure of inviting you to the inauguration of their VILLUM Investigator and DNRF Niels Bohr Professorship research programmes Read more

NBIA Colloquium

20 November 2017 kl. 14:15

Eli Waxman from the Weizmann Institute will give a lecture entitled "High energy neutrino astronomy: What have we learned?" Read more

Women in Physics'

22 November 2017 kl. 10:30

November 22, 2017  Annual Meeting Read more