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Computer simulations improve atom experiments

It is extremely difficult to conduct experiments with atoms, so many scientists use computer simulations, before they perform actual experiments in the laboratory.

Danish scientist: lunar mining mission just a few years away

The Moon is full of rare minerals and new energy forms that can be used on Earth, says a Danish scientist who is working on getting mining companies to the moon in just a few years.

Norwegian satellite gets its orbital twin

AISSat-2 is a newcomer in space that will provide even better surveillance of maritime traffic in the High North.

Teaching tomorrow's computer programming methods

Students do not learn the programming methods the industry needs, says a Norwegian researcher. He has developed learning tools that provide quick feedback and encourage progress.

Google wants you to go to the Moon

Why is Google trying to get people excited about space travel? A Q&A with Anita Heward of the Google Lunar X Prize.

New materials will change the world

What will be the next big thing in materials science? A group of researchers will discuss that during the ESOF2014 conference in Copenhagen.

Citizen scientists will make new technologies available to everyone

More and more independent researchers are forming their own research communities to develop their ideas without being influenced by universities and industry. Meet some of the in Copenhagen during the Science in the City Festival this summer.

Do you have what it takes to be a real inventor?

Find out at this summer's Science in the City festival in Copenhagen where experts can help turn your ideas into actual products -- if your idea works, that is.

Researchers develop best method yet for turning CO2 into fuel

Danish researchers develops most effective technique to date for turning CO2 into methanol which can be used in fuel cells or to store electricity.

A Darwinian approach to golf

Powerful computer models use a genetic programming system for making predictions with the help of a simulated natural selection. A Swedish researcher has used the technique to find the perfect way to swing a golf club.

Denmark's new research ship is a maritime marvel

Denmark's new research ship is called Aurora. It boasts the newest technology and is quiet as a dishwasher.

Professor revolutionises computers with the most random function ever

Computers need to be able to generate random results in order to work. A Danish researcher has now created the most random function in the world.

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