Doctoral defense

21st November Peter Balling will be defending his doctoral thesis with the title ”Ultrashort-pulse laser excitation of materials”


IFA researcher nominated as the Danish Research Result of the Year 2014 awards an annual prize for the Danish research result of the year. The ten research results that will be competing for reader votes this year have just been published. Christa Gall from Department of Physics and Astronomy is nominated.

Considerable knowledge in small moments

2014.11.18Professor with Special Responsibilities (MSO) Peter Balling, Department of Physics and Astronomy, works with light and materials. On 21 November, he is defending his doctoral dissertation, which describes studies of the interaction between ultrashort laser pulses and materials.

Inauguration of the SONG telescope in Tenerife

2014.10.29On Saturday 25 October, Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen officially opened Aarhus University’s southernmost permanent research facility – the new SONG telescope on the island of Tenerife.

New robotic telescope revolutionizes the study of stars

2014.10.22In the last 8 months a fully robotic telescope in Tenerife has been carrying out high-precision observations of the motion of stellar surfaces. The telescope is the first in the SONG telescope network and a milestone in a new global stellar research project, aiming at making it possible to follow the stars twenty-four seven.

New employee: Klavs Hansen

2014.08.19Klavs Hansen has joined the Department 1st August on a sabbatical leave from University of Gothenburg, and will work with Steen Brøndsted, Lars H. Andersen, and Michael Drewsen.

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