Direct access to the Internet makes it easy for us to acquire not only knowledge but also false information. How do we filter online content from reliable sources?
As a scientist you might be wondering if blogging is for you and what the benefits are if you decide to start blogging. Especially since time and resource are limited factors for you, so you want to prioritize your efforts to get a high impact.
You might be thinking "I'm not even using any online media to promote myself - I just have a page with contact info on my local university website. I don't need anything else. My science speaks for itself." Well, here is the thing: You *are* branding yourself!
Download Tycho Brahe's observations as ebooks for free. An outreach project with University of Southern Denmark.
A new initiative from Women In Physics. We want to promote Danish women in physics and we are excited about our new instagram account.
Currently, I am collaborating with the research library at University of Southern Denmark. They have a special collection of old books, some of them from Tycho Brahe. I am working on making them public, so everyone can enjoy this blast from the past!
Today is the birthday of the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe. He lived from 1546 to 1601, where he died in Prague. He discovered SN1572, which we today know is a supernova, but back then he thought to have discovered a new star. For this reason he published the famous "De Stella Nova" in 1573, which … Continue reading Christmas at Tycho Brahe’s Uraniborg
A few months ago I was contacted by the Danish YouTube'r Ronnie Skov. He runs a vlog, where more than 18.000 active subscribers follow him as he uploads 3-4 new videos per week.
Science outreach is a two-sided coin. A saint and a devil. On one side it explains science to the public and hence increases the general level of knowledge. On the other side a stigma exists in research environments, namely that researchers who do outreach also do less rigorous scientific work.
The recent attention on the neutron star merger GW170817 has made many people, who would not otherwise come across astronomy online, curious about space and specifically gravitational waves sources like neutron stars. I love this type of star so what is more fitting than to spread the love. I previously presented you three crazy features in neutron stars, one of them being the accreting nature in binary systems - and these are exactly the systems we will look into here.