Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN)

Information

Center leader:

Sune Toft

Period:

2018-2024

Application round:

9th Round

Host institution(s)

University of Copenhagen and Technical University of Denmark

Grant:

65M DKK

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

New study in Nature Letters confirms theory about gamma ray bursts

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DAWN-affiliated post-doc Peter Laursen wins award for best research communication at Forskerzonen in 2018

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DAWN leads big project on early galaxies of the universe

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