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`Young` Milky Way star shone 100 times brighter while growing up

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 22:15

Researchers have shown that a young, newly formed star in the Milky Way - formed within the past 100,000 years- underwent such an explosive growth, that it was initially about 100 times brighter than it is now.

How early galaxies were formed

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 13:27

Researchers have studied an early galaxy in unprecedented detail and determined a number of important properties such as size, mass, content of elements and have determined how quickly the galaxy forms new stars.

New theories help unveil `mysteries` of black hole

Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 13:23

Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute, among others, have come up with new groundbreaking theories that can explain many properties of black holes.

Ice caps on Mars’ poles driven by the sun

Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 14:33

Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have linked ice and dust accumulation on Mars’s north pole to variations in solar insolation, thus establishing the first dated climate history for the Red planet.

The good, bad and the ugly about carbon sequestration

Last Updated: Monday, June 28, 2010, 15:03

Carbon sequestration is fast gaining popularity as a way to counter global warming. However, its effectiveness and consequences are not yet fully understood.