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News 2016

Jens Jørgen Gaardhøje member of EU science committee

14 November 2016

Jens Jørgen Gaardhøje member of EU science committeeProfessor Jens Jørgen Gaardhøje, Center for Particel Physics at the Niels Bohr Institute has been appointed member of the Science Advisory Board of ScienceEurope in Brussels.

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First step in the Deep Space mission

21 September 2016

First step in the Deep Space missionDeep Space is a project that will use a new specially designed telescope to look far into space in order to observe radiation from the early universe. The equipment will be placed at Summit in the middle of the...

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16 September 2016

The first part of the deployment of the  Deep-Space experiment in Greenland is now completed

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PhD course - Frontiers in particle physics: Flavour physics

13 September 2016

The PhD course aims primarily at theoretical and experimental particle or astro-particle physics PhD students.

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Mohamed Rameez wins the 2016 CHIPP prize

31 August 2016

Congratulations to newly arrived postdoc Mohamed Rameez for winning the 2016 CHIPP prize for Particle Physics in Switzerland. The prize is awarded annually by the Swiss Institute of Particle Physics to the best PhD...

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Scientist Holger Bech Nielsen turns 75

23 August 2016

Scientist Holger Bech Nielsen turns 75Denmark’s most famous and beloved physicist Holger Bech Nielsen turns 75 on the 25th of August. Holger Bech Nielsen is professor of theoretical high-energy physics, which is the study of the basic structure and organisation of the universe.

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The long hunted sterile neutrino cannot be traced

08 August 2016

Some of the most abundant particles in the universe are the so-called ghost particles, neutrinos, which travel through virtually anything on their journey through the universe. Researchers have identified three types of...

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Danish professor new vice-president of the CERN Council

01 April 2016

Jens Jørgen Gaardhøje, a professor of particle physics and head of the Subatomic research group at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen, has been elected as vice president of the CERN Council. 

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The universe’s primordial soup flowing at CERN

09 February 2016

Researchers have recreated the universe’s primordial soup in miniature format by colliding lead atoms with extremely high energy in the 27 km long particle accelerator, the LHC at CERN.

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Jason Koskinen has got a Villum grant of 4,9 MDKK

26 January 2016

Jason Koskinen has got a Villum grant of 4,9 MDKKJason Koskinen, assistant professor in the research group Ice Cube has received a grant of 4.9 million. kr. from Villum Foundation's Young Investigator Programme for the project: Neutrinos on the ice

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