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The galaxy cluster Abell 370 contains hundreds of galaxies. Their combined mass is so large that it deforms space, acting as a gravitational lens that magnifies and distorts the light from distant background galaxies.
Image credit: NASA, ESA, and J. Lotz and the HFF Team (STScI).

We occasionally write articles in various newspapers and magazines, both physical and online, about the stuff that absorbs our minds.

How are galaxies formed?

How are the magnificent collections of gas, stars, dark matter, and more created? Learn how in this step-by-step guide to galaxy formation.
Published first in Danish on videnskab.dk, later in English on ScienceNordic.com.

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What is a galaxy?

Galaxies are at the heart of DAWN's research. But what are they actually, what are they made of, and which different types exist?
Published first in Danish on videnskab.dk, later in English on ScienceNordic.com.

The Big Bang — an eyewitness account

What would you experience if you were present during the first 15 minutes after the creation of the Universe?
Published first in Danish on videnskab.dk, later in English on ScienceNordic.com and Norwegian on forskning.no.
Awarded best Danish public outreach on Forskerzonen in 2019.

Kilonovae and the origin of gold

A kilonova is the result of a collision between two neutron stars or a neutron star and a black hole, producing precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum.
Published in KVANT. Available upon request.

Science and religion

What is the world? What is a human? What is God?