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The Neutrino Astrophysics (AstroNu) is a research group at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

Neutrinos vastly outnumber all other particles in our Universe, except photons. Neutrinos are weakly interacting particles playing a fundamental role in astrophysical environments. Because of their feeble interacting nature, neutrinos escape almost unimpeded from their sources hence being powerful messengers of extreme astrophysical sites not otherwise accessible. The AstroNu group aims at unveiling the nature of these puzzling elementary particles and at using neutrinos as probes of the engine behind the most energetic transients in our Universe.

Our research activity is supported by the University of Copenhagen, the Villum Foundation, the Knud Højgaard Foundation and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.

The AstroNu group is actively engaged in supporting underrepresented groups and enhancing diversity at the Niels Bohr Institute. We firmly believe that a diverse and inclusive scientific environment is beneficial to our research work.