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Thorium from Telemark

Mines have been in operation at Ulefoss in Norway’s Telemark County since 1650. Now the next generation of nuclear power plants can make the mining of thorium profitable here. But first of all deposits have to be mapped better.

Big Bang mission relies on Danish technology

Danish researchers will supply crucial technology for a new mission to find evidence for the Big Bang theory. The mission requires technology that can measure distances of five million kilometres with the precision of a picometre – that's 0,00000000001cm.

Galaxy clusters support Einstein’s relativity theory

Cosmologists have used distant galaxy clusters to put Einstein’s relativity theory to the ultimate test. The theory passed with distinction.

Danes crack atom bonding code

Atoms attach and detach according to a fixed pattern. A new theory explains how.

Uncharted area of the brain discovered

Researchers have unveiled a previously unknown area of the brain, a discovery which could lead to new kinds of psychiatric drugs.