Photo of the galaxy cluster Abell 370, which has a distance of 4 billion light years from Earth.

Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN)

Center leader:

Sune Toft



Application round:

9th Round

Host institution(s)

University of Copenhagen and Technical University of Denmark



The cosmic dawn occurred when our infant Universe transitioned from a dark, opaque soup to a transparent Universe sprinkled with bright clusters of stars. The diverse DAWN team of scientists and engineers are exploring this critical transition that ended the Cosmic Dark Ages and revealed the first galaxies, stars and black holes.

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