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.

Annual Highlights

Highlights 2020

Highlights 2019

Highlights 2018

Latest news

Galactic repeat moves DAWN closer to the expansion of the universe

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Post-doc Kasper Heintz from DAWN to study radio bursts at the Very Large Telescope

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Other June News in Brief

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