2016.01.04 | Public/media, Staff, Students
The age of a young to middle-aged star can be determined from how quickly or slowly it rotates, but the relationship breaks down for old stars; models now show that old stars are rotating much quicker than expected, perhaps because magnetic winds are weaker and therefore brake the rotation less effectively.
2015.11.04 | Public/media, Staff, Students
The idea behind the winning IFA Ideas project in 2015 is to take extra advantage of the SONG telescope, which is situated in one of the best places in the world to make astronomical observations.
2015.10.28 | Public/media, Staff, Students
Indeed. We knew that. However, in the search for life in other parts of the universe, it is important to know what planets look like from a distance when there is life on them. The recent lunar eclipse helped astrophysicists gain insight into this – Earth has now been seen from ‘outside’.
2015.10.09 | Public/media, Staff, Students
Mia Sloth Lundkvist receives DKK 1.75 million to fund the project “Connecting 3D hydrodynamical models and observations from space”
2015.10.06 | Public/media, Staff, Students
Tim White has joined the Stellar Astrophysics Centre on 1 October 2015.