Cosmic Dawn Centre (DAWN)


Center leader:

Sune Toft



Application round:

9th Round

Host institution:

University of Copenhagen


65 mil. DDK

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.

Latest news

DAWN leads big project on early galaxies of the universe

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New observations confirm theory connecting gamma ray bursts with neutron star merger

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Inauguration of DAWN – The Cosmic Dawn Center

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