Podcast on Black Holes

#3: Diving Into Black Holes

Black Holes seems to be one of the big misteries of the universe. But in fact, scientists already know quite a lot about them, and with recent discoveries we are now closer than ever to understanding these hungry monsters of the universe. About the Episode In this episode of Big Ideas Only, we discuss the…

Understanding the sun

#2: Understanding the Sun

Scientists know whether we get a white Christmas. And it is a bit more complicated than your average weather forecast. During this episode Christoffer Karoff, from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Aarhus University, explains how the sun impacts life on Earth. About the Episode In this second episode of Big Ideas Only, we’ll…

why we look for exoplanets

Why Do We Look for Exoplanets?

An exoplanet is any planet that is not a part of our solar system. The first exoplanet was discovered 30 years ago, and since then, the number has steadily risen. By Ida Helleskov NASA recently confirmed that there are over 5,000 exoplanets and the rise in numbers is not expected to slow down. As technology…

Life in Space – Mars Rover

One Day We Will Find Life in Space

The idea of life in space has always fascinated us greatly, and with the recent technological developments, we have actually reached the point where finding it is within reach.By Ida Helleskov The idea of finding life in space is something that has fascinated humans for a very long time. It has been depicted in books…