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2017.03.23 | Public/media, Staff, Students

Aarhus University is getting its own space programme

The first Aarhus satellite will provide both students and scientists with an opportunity for a new approach to research via satellites in a new collaboration with the Danish space company GomSpace A/S. The project’s core mission is to study the way nanosatellites can be used to carry out scientific investigations. The satellite is called…

2017.03.21 | Staff

New remote camera on SONG telescope

In-door astronomy takes a new step forward! Last Wednesday during a lecture in Silkeborg the SONG telescope on Tenerife was used to photograph online one of the classical deep sky objects.

μ Herculis can be seen with the naked eye on a dark and cloud free night

2017.02.16 | Public/media, Staff

μ Herculis – first paper from the SONG project

The first paper from the SONG project, has been published in ApJ. SAC's Frank Grundahl is lead author. This solar type star has been observed for 215 nights; a new record, resulting in vastly improved parameters. The new results may lead to a revision of standard stellar models.

2017.02.15 | Public/media

Freewheeling Celebrity Researchers

This spring in Aarhus will see a couple of familiar faces in a slightly unusual connection to musical performances. They have all promised not to sing, though!

- maybe not totally realistic, but just for the occasion of the day! credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

2017.02.14 | Research news, Public/media, Staff

Planet induces pulsations in it's star

SAC's Victoria Antoci is coauthor on a paper describing for the first time how an eccentric exoplanet can make its host star pulse excitedly from the mutual interaction. The paper is published appropriately enough today on Valentines Day in Astrophysical Journal Letters

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