Majken B. E. Christensen

I am an astrophysicist, and I manage Astronomicca.

My passion is science outreach and I continuously explore new and innovative communication methods.


My professional profile is a combination of strategic project management from the corporate industry and scientific approach from the university.

I have a broad background in science communication ranging from writing, illustrations, photography to building communication strategy and project management.

I have a project management certification from Implement Consulting Group.


Selection of popular science talks

Selection of popular science articles

Interviews in public media


2009 – B.Sc. in astrophysics from Copenhagen University at DARK Cosmology Center, incl. telescope experience at El Teide Observatory, Spain.

2011 – Cand.Scient. in astrophysics from Copenhagen University at Center for Star and Planet Formation, incl. telescope experience at APEX Observatory, Chile.

Professional background

2017 – .. Board member and communication officer at Women In Physics (Kvinder I Fysik) in Denmark

2017 – .. President of Astronomical Society (Astronomisk Selskab) in Denmark

2017 – .. Science writer for videnskab.dk (profile)

2014 – .. Science writer for Science Illustrated

2014 – .. Jury in the finals of Young Researchers Denmark (Unge Forskere)

2016-17 Outreach officer at University of Southern Denmark

2011-16 Quantitative analyst in Danske Bank and Danmarks Nationalbank