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2017
30 MAY

DTU helps NASA map Jupiter's magnetic field

Jupiter’s magnetic field is very different to what was previously assumed. This is evident from new scientific findings from the Juno mission, which are now being published...

Space research Space technology and instruments The Solar system
2016
01 JUL

After travelling three billion kilometres, Juno reaches Jupiter

One of the biggest missions that DTU has ever participated in reaches its destination—Jupiter—on 4 July. 

Space research Space technology and instruments The Solar system
2015
09 FEB

Student observed astronomical sensation

Louise Vandbæk Kroer was only meant to be working with a researcher for a single semester—but the collaboration ended in universal delight.

Space research The Solar system
2014
10 OCT

Voracious neutron star discovered

Astronomers have discovered a neutron star—a pulsating dead star which emits X-rays with an energy equivalent to around 10 million suns. The discovery was published in...

Space research The Solar system Space technology and instruments
21 FEB

Satellite with Danish technology solving supernova riddle

NASA has been using the NuSTAR satellite to study the remains of an exploded star, thus obtaining new knowledge about supernovas.

The Solar system Space research Astrophysics Cosmic radiation Space technology and instruments
2013
13 DEC

Unique footage of the Earth and the Moon

DTU’s star camera has captured the Moon’s orbit of the Earth on film for the first time.

Space research Earth observation The Solar system Space technology and instruments
18 MAR

Dr. John E.P. Connerney: "Mars Crustal Magnetism: Through The Lens Sharply"

Mars Crustal Magnetism: Through The Lens Sharply By Dr. John E.P. Connerney, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA Abstract Mars has no global magnetic field of internal...

Space research Earth's magnetic field The Solar system Astrophysics