Department of Physics and Astronomy

Young Investigator Programme grants
to four young scientists from IFA

Oliver Kirsebom, Victor Silva Aguirre, Christoffer Karoff and Anne Ersbak Bang Nielsen
receive grants from the VILLUM FONDEN, Young Investigator Programme for a total of DKK 14.4 mill.


The oldest planetary system found to date in the Milky Way

2015.01.28The oldest known planetary system has been discovered around the star Kepler-444. This is the result of calculations of data from the Kepler satellite by scientists including Aarhus astronomers. The discovery has just been published in The Astrophysical Journal.

Four young scientists from IFA receive Young Investigator Programme grants from VILLUM FONDEN

2015.01.19Anne Ersbak Bang Nielsen, Oliver Kirsebom, Victor Silva Aguirre and Christoffer Karoff receive grants from the VILLUM FONDEN, Young Investigator Programme for a total of DKK 14.4 mill.

Historic discovery: huge electric field occurs spontaneously in laughing gas

2014.12.22Danish scientists thought they had made a mistake when they discovered a huge electric field in a thin layer of solid nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas.

‘Personality test’ at a quantum level

2014.12.18A group of physicists based at Aarhus University has succeeded in finding a solution to how to calculate the mutual ‘behaviour’ of atoms located opposite each other on strands. The results have just been published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications.

The materials of the future need to be built now

2014.12.15There is a comprehensive focus in Søren Ulstrup’s work discovering new properties in new types of materials. With a prestigious Sapere Aude grant, the young physicist can now focus even more intensely on studying the physical properties of the building blocks of the future.


Fri 06 Feb
13:15-15:15 | Fys. Aud.
PhD defence: Experimental study of carbon-12 – a nucleus of life, PhD student Kasper Lind Laursen
Wed 18 Feb
14:15-16:15 | Fys. Aud.
PhD defence: Fragmentation of peptides with electrons and UV light, PhD student Camilla Skinnerup Byskov
Assessment committee: Thomas Schlathölter, University of Groningen Richard Thomas, Stockholm University Liv Hornekær, IFA Supervisor: Steen Brøndsted
Thu 19 Feb
09:00-16:00 | 1520, Main entrence
Swagelok Exhibition
Thu 19 Feb
09:00-16:00 | 1520, Main entrence
Pfeiffer Vacuum Exhibition
Mon 23 Feb
13:15-15:30 | Aud. D1 (Institut for Matematik)
Thesis defense - Natascha Wardinghus Persen
Wed 15 Apr
15:15-16:00 | Fys. Aud.
General Physics Colloquium - David Field: ‘Spontelectrics: a new form of the solid state’
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