• The 5 Most Popular UA Magazine Articles of 20190

    Civil Disobedience in Democracies: Why Citizens May Break the Law In UA Magazine’s most-read essay of 2019, Tine Madsen dissects the moral questions raised by civil disobedience and its role in liberal democracies. She proposes a new approach to frame civil disobedience in protests of political decisions and the majority’s authority. Ageing Is a Wicked

  • Quantum Technology of Spinning Black Holes

    Quantum Technology of Spinning Black Holes0

    Thoughts of a researcher on quantum technology and the Universe.

  • The Hunt For Missing Galaxies

    The Hunt For Missing Galaxies0

    With gravitational lensing, researchers could locate population III stars in far galaxies. The Big Bang explains the presence of the two lightest elements in the universe, hydrogen and helium, but the origin of many of the heavier elements that exist today remains unsolved. A promising theory to explain their creation is the formation of population III

  • Nature’s Magnifying Glass: Gravitational Lensing

    Nature’s Magnifying Glass: Gravitational Lensing0

    How gravitational lensing will help us get to understand dark matter and dark energy   “…He whipped a tape measure and a large round magnifying glass from his pocket… I was irresistibly reminded of a pure-blooded well trained foxhound as it dashes backwards and forwards through the covert, whining in its eagerness, until it comes across

  • ‘Most Colorful View of the Universe’

    ‘Most Colorful View of the Universe’2

    The Hubble Space Telescope makes the hot and young among the stars visible. In the adapted image above, made by the Hubble Space Telescope, you are looking at roughly 10,000 galaxies of various ages and stages of life in one patch of the universe. The Hubble can detect and translate information of our cosmos into

  • The Milky Way Needs Pills, Too

    The Milky Way Needs Pills, Too0

    The Milky Way keeps up its star factory by absorbing magnetic gas clouds. Galaxies like our Milky Way make stars. In order to accomplish that, the galaxy must first have clouds of hydrogen and helium. These clouds can then be gravitationally collapsed and compressed into dense, super-hot, glowing balls of plasma. Also known as stars.