RUG-astronomer Marc Verheijen made these pictures of the 2012 Venus transit on Wednesday 6 June.
Some 100 people came to the Vismarkt, where astronomers from the University were ready with their telescopes. Unfortunately, clouds blocked the view. But visitors could watch a live stream from China, provided by Theo Jurriens of the RUG.
Helmi has thoroughly inspected the data with sophisticated statistical techniques to validate its quality for scientific use.
It isn’t just the wolf: humans too are responsible for creating a ‘landscape of fear’ in nature areas. Deer, for example, avoid paths that are used for recreation. As a consequence, the density of ticks in the proximity of these paths has been found...
The nominees for the 2022 Gratama Science Award have been announced: DrYuliya Hilevych (Faculty of Arts), Dr Hamidreza Kasaei (Faculty of Science and Engineering), and Dr Lieuwe Zijlstra (University College Groningen). The award is intended as an...
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