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The tense atmosphere in the lecture theatre was broken by applause when Andreas Mogensen and his colleagues were in orbit and could signal thumbs up to the camera. (Photo: Jesper Rais, Aarhus University)
There were nerves right up to lift-off, not only in the spacecraft, but also in the Lakeside Lecture Theatre in Aarhus. (Photo: Jesper Rais, Aarhus University)
The early risers started the day with coffee and bread rolls in the foyer. (Photo: Jesper Rais, Aarhus University)
Live transmission from the launch ramp in Kazakhstan. (Photo: Jesper Rais, Aarhus University)
It was almost as if Andreas Mogensen was waving to the lecture theatre in Aarhus. (Photo: Jesper Rais, Aarhus University)
A real Danish supporter among the audience. (Photo: Jesper Rais, Aarhus University)

2015.09.02 |

Early morning launch event attracted 450 space enthusiasts

Space research was in focus right from the early morning on 2 September, when the Science Museums and the Stellar Astrophysics Centre, in collaboration with Science and Technology, invited visitors to lectures and the live transmission of the lift-off of the first Danish astronaut – Andreas Mogensen.

2015.09.02 |

Molecular wires assemble themselves on DNA circuit board

A team of researchers from Aarhus University and Harvard University has developed a method to wire single molecule polymers in predesigned paths on a board made of DNA.

2015.09.01 |

Ants are as effective as pesticides

A new scientific review from Aarhus University shows that when farmers use ants as pest controllers, it is just as effective as using chemicals. In addition, the method is sustainable – and far cheaper.


Wed 02 Sep
12:00-17:00 | Aarhus
European Food Venture Forum
Europe’s leading high-technology companies in the food and technology sector are taking part in the European Food Venture Forum (EFVF). This unique platform will provide a dynamic and professional view of innovative entrepreneurs and key assets in the European food sector.
Thu 03 Sep
10:00-17:00 | Port of Aarhus
Open ship event on the Aurora during the Aarhus Festival
Come and experience plants, animals and bacteria from the Bay of Aarhus on board Aarhus University’s research vessel – the Aurora. Read more (in Danish only) here.
Thu 03 Sep
18:30-21:00 | The quay below Dokk1, Hack Kampmanns Plads 2, 8000 Aarhus C
Ask a researcher during the Aarhus Festival
In collaboration with the Aarhus Festival and TV2 East Jutland, Aarhus University is organising ‘Ask a researcher’, where the university’s researchers are prepared to answer questions from the public on board the research vessel Aurora. Read more (in Danish only) here.
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