Congratulations, Teddy Frederiksen – University of Copenhagen

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03 March 2014

Congratulations, Teddy Frederiksen

Galaxy NGC 4414. Upper inset: An artistic depiction of a supernova. Lower inset: An artistic depiction of a Type Ia progenitor system.

Credits: Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI/NASA); Upper inset: Backyard Observatory Supernova Search; Lower inset: NASA/CXC/M. Weiss

On Friday, 28 February 2014, Teddy Frederiksen successfully defended his PhD thesis, "Nurseries of supernovae - A study of young high redshift type Ia supernova host galaxies." 

During his PhD study, Teddy worked with supervisor, Professor Jens Hjorth, and spent considerable time at the Space Telescope Institute in the U.S.A., working with Nobel Prize winner, Adam Reiss, among others.

Link to abstract and thesis here >>