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Members of the audience not only attended a lecture, but also took part in a TV production. While the programme was transmitted from the DR Concert Hall, host Carsten Ortmann presented the three researchers on stage in Aarhus – Professor Emeritus Helge Kragh, Professor Hans Kjeldsen and Associate Professor Casper Andersen. (Photo: Christina Troelsen)
In connection with the event, Aarhus University had a full-scale model specially made of the TESS satellite to be launched in 2017, as well as a number of models of exoplanets the way the researchers imagine they appear. Here Professor Hans Kjeldsen is talking about exoplanets. He has previously given a public lecture entitled ‘On a space safari among the planets of the Milky Way’. (Photo: Christina Troelsen)
During the last part of the programme in Aarhus only, where there was also an opportunity to ask questions, Research Assistant Mads Fredslund Andersen showed how to use an ordinary Internet connection to remotely control Aarhus University’s SONG robotic telescope, which was inaugurated on the island of Tenerife a year ago. (Photo: Christina Troelsen)
Light refreshments including coffee, cake and fruit were served during the intervals. (Photo: Christina Troelsen)

2015.10.27 |

An afternoon with P1liveX

While the autumn sun was shining outside the Lakeside Lecture Theatres on Sunday afternoon, the focus inside the building was on something far outside our solar system. The audience consisted of five hundred Aarhus residents when the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) transmitted a live programme from Aarhus University in collaboration with the…