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Danish scientist hopes to find origins of life on comet

After her ten-year voyage the Rosetta spacecraft is preparing to land today on the comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Scientists at Aarhus University can't wait to get their hands on the data from the mission. It may well tell the story of how life came to earth.

Spacecraft could become autonomous with new Danish technology

New method of navigation for spacecraft and satellites will enable them to determine their position without relying on signals from Earth.

Gravitational wave discovery was most likely a measurement error

New analysis from the European Planck satellite suggests the physicists underestimated influence of cosmic dust.

Danish scientists receive prestigious NASA awards

NASA hands out awards to two Danish scientists in recognition of their behind-the-scene work.

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.

How is earth connected to space?

That is one of the questions the researchers at the Birkeland Centre for Space Science are trying to answer.

Fluorine stars with added sparkle

Next time you grab a tube of fluoride toothpaste, spare a thought for those stars dying so that you could have healthy teeth.

A symphony of stars

A researcher has composed a piece of music that plays for seven consecutive years based on how gigantic antennas on the Earth rotate to find the most powerful stars in space.

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 3D camera for space missions

What are the alternatives to the cameras currently deployed on spacecrafts and space rovers? A 3D camera has many potentials.