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New theory: Planets formed from tiny glass beads

The Solar System was once full of small glassy spheres which were the basis for the formation of rocky planets, suggests new theory.

Scientists are trying to brew oxygen on Mars

New device makes oxygen from Mars’ atmosphere to pave the way for future astronauts on the planet.

Cosmic dust change our understanding of the birth of the universe

A new study opens up for entirely new understanding of what the early universe looked like.

Scientists observe exploding star through extremely rare cosmic phenomenon

Supernova discovery confirms Einstein's predictions and can be used to calculate the distribution of dark matter.

For Scandinavians, this year's solar eclipse will be mind-blowing

On Friday 20 March 2015, Scandinavians will experience the most complete partial eclipse of the Sun in decades.

Black holes slow formation of new stars

New discovery helps us understand why galaxies have fewer stars than they're supposed to.

Denmark invests millions in world's biggest telescope

New telescope project will help physicists answer questions about expanding universe and life in space.

Scientists discover origins of cosmic dust

Danish scientists have solved the mystery of how cosmic dust is formed. The new knowledge could help the study of distant galaxies.

All existence on the edge

The entire universe is unstable. Suddenly it could change all its physical game rules. That would be the definitive end of happy hour for humanity.

Collisions made early galaxies grow huge

The mystery of why massive galaxies existed in the early universe may now have been solved. New research shows that the galaxies were formed as a result of a collision of galaxies and the subsequent explosive formation of stars.