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The Pearl-bordered Fritillary lives in warm flowery clearings and is a species in sharp decline. The species was previously widespread in Denmark, but is now only found in a few locations in Central Zealand and on the islands of Lolland and Falster. (Photo: Emil Brandtoft)

2015.05.21 |

Danish butterflies are in sharp decline

According to new research from Aarhus University, twelve species of butterflies have been lost for ever during the last fifty years, and the decline is continuing. This is the first mapping of the decline of butterflies in Denmark since 1900. Read the entire story in the latest edition of Rømer – Aarhus University’s free online magazine.

The European wolf. Photo: Colourbox

2015.05.21 |

Four female wolves documented in Denmark

DNA studies show that there have been at least four female wolves in Jutland. These studies come at the same time that new funds have been allocated to research into wolves and communicating the results.

How do the exoplanets find their orbits in their solar systems? This question has been approached by two astrophysicists. (Illustration: NASA)

2015.05.18 |

Circular orbits for small extrasolar planets

Orbits of 74 small extrasolar planets are found to be close to circular, in contrast to previous measurements of massive exoplanets. The results, to be published in The Astrophysical Journal, were obtained by the SAC researchers Vincent Van Eylen and Simon Albrecht.

Events

Mon 01 Jun
08:00-09:00 |
Fourth quarter ends
Sun 07 Jun
18:00-16:00 | Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University
The Twelfth Informal Conference on Atmospheric and Molecular Science
The goal of the meeting is to gather the atmospheric chemistry community, both from the region and from abroad. Younger scientists are especially encouraged to attend.
Thu 11 Jun
09:00-17:00 | AIAS, Aarhus University, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS conference: The Hands of Time: Multiple Perspectives on Aging
On 11–12 June 2015, the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS) is holding an international conference that will address one of today’s major global challenges – aging.
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