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Using data from the Kepler satellite, researchers at Aarhus University have found a new exoplanet 425 light years from the Earth. Graphics: NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech

2014.01.22 | Public/media, Staff

Aarhus scientists find new planet

Using data from the Kepler satellite, a team of researchers at Aarhus University has pinpointed yet another exoplanet. The planet is the size of Neptune and is located in orbit around a star in a double-star system 425 light years from the Earth.

Hans Kjeldsen has been appointed professor at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University. (Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Communication)

2013.12.16 | Public/media, Staff, News from the management

New professor hunts planets and listens to the stars

Hans Kjeldsen has been appointed Professor of Observational Asteroseismology and Exoplanet Studies at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University. The aim of his research is to understand the stars, their interiors, their surroundings and activity, and their planetary systems.

2013.10.18 | Research news, Public/media, Staff

Disorderly planetary system challenges the theories

The planets orbiting our own Sun do so in an orderly system. Rocky planets are on the inside, while the gas giants – including Jupiter – are on the outside, and all the trajectories follow virtually the same plane. This is how it most often commonly takes place, according to the astronomers’ theories for planet formation. However, a newly…

2013.09.18 | Awards

Prestigious award goes to Astronomy Researcher

Professor Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard has been a leading figure in international research into stellar physics for many years. He has now been awarded the Carlsberg Foundation’s Research Prize in natural sciences for his ground-breaking research.

2013.09.17 | Staff, Public/media

Outstanding honour to star scientist

Professor Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard has been a leading figure in international research into stellar physics for many years. He has now been awarded the Carlsberg Foundation’s Research Prize in natural sciences for his ground-breaking research.

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