Stellar Astrophysics Centre:

Research on the Sun, stars

and extra-solar planets


2015.01.21 | Public/media, Staff, Students

Congratulations to SAC's PhD student Chen Jiang

Chen Jiang successfully defended his PhD thesis "Asteroseismology of Red Giant Stars: Time Series, Modelling and Mixed Modes" on Monday, 19 January 2015.

2015.01.16 | Public/media, Staff, Students

VILLUM FOUNDATION awards grants to five young researchers at Science and Technology

Five talented postdoctoral fellows at Science and Technology, Aarhus University, have been granted a total of DKK 16.5 million by the VILLUM FOUNDATION’s Young Investigator Programme.

2014.12.09 | Public/media, Staff, Students

Green light for construction of the world’s largest telescope

Now that the decision has been taken to start work on building the E-ELT in 2015, astronomers at Aarhus University have come a step closer to their dream of closely studying atmospheres on planets in other solar systems.

Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen, Science and Technology, held the official opening speech and unveiled a copper plaque inscribed with the names of the three co-owning institutions and the contributing foundations. (Photo: Christina Troelsen)

2014.10.30 | Public/media, Staff, Students

Looking towards the stars

On Saturday 25 October, Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen officially opened Aarhus University’s southernmost permanent research facility – the new SONG telescope on the island of Tenerife.

2014.10.22 | Public/media, Staff, Students

New robotic telescope revolutionizes the study of stars

The telescope is the first in the SONG telescope network and a milestone in a new global stellar research project, aiming at making it possible to follow the stars twenty-four seven.

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