7 Jul 2016

Outreach: Lundbeck Foundation sponsors “Microbial World and the Evolution of Life”

Inspired by the Boston Science Club for Girls, the Young Academy under the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, have initiated a new mentor program for primary schoolers called “Videnskabsklubben” (The Science Club). The Science club creates a program for enthusiastic children, who wish to explore the natural world. Junior mentors from 8th-9th grade act as junior mentors […]

7 Jul 2016

Eva enrolls as Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow at Caltech

Eva will be working on her own research project on Mg(2+)-Fe(2+) zonation in olivine minerals using X-Ray Diffraction (XRD). This may allow for reassessment of olivine minerals found on Mars’ surface. Prof. Ed Stolper will serve as advisor in this SURF project. Eva returns to Copenhagen on September 1.

15 Jun 2016

Tais presents at Goldschmidt Conference, Yokohama

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Tais will present isotope evidence for a brief oxygenation episode during the Cambrian explosion of animal life 520 Myr. The event reflects a reorganization of Earth’s global biogeochemical cycles driven by faster biological pump. One explanation is that animals themselves accelerated the transport of organic matter out of the oceans and into the sediments; for example as a result of creating larger faecal pellets, […]

10 May 2016

Nov 16, 2016: Popular talk on Oxygen and the Cambrian Explosion at “Vin og Videnskab”

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Tickets are sold out. Read more about Vin & Videnskab’s lecture series.

7 May 2016

June 14, 2016: Tais speaks at molybdenum workshop in Stockholm

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Tais speaks at the workshop on molybdenum biogeochemistry in Stockholm, arranged by Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company.

30 Apr 2016

New release, Evidence for high pO2

April 20 Evidence for high pO2 ~1400 Myrs, communication in PNAS. pdf

30 Apr 2016

Tais speaks at the Symposium “From stones to bread” at the Royal Society of Denmark.

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April 27 Tais speaks at the Symposium “From stones to bread” at the Royal Society of Denmark.

22 Apr 2016

Tais speaks at the workshop on molybdenum biogeochemistry in Stockholm.

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14. june 2016. Tais speaks at the workshop on molybdenum biogeochemistry in Stockholm, arranged by Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company.

7 Apr 2016

April 27, 2016: Tais speaks at the Symposium “From stones to bread” at the Royal Society of Denmark.

Can Greenlandic rock flour help mitigating climate change in the 21st century by enhancing global silicate weathering.  See program for the “From stones to bread” symposium at the Royal Society of Denmark.

15 Nov 2015

The Carlsberg Foundation supports infrastructure for a new Geobiology Laboratory.

The Carlsberg Foundation supports infrastructure for a new Geobiology Laboratory, which we will establish in 2016-2018 at NHM Copenhagen.