The Ørsted Satellite Project
Ørsted, Hans Christian. (1777-1851).
Danish physicist, professor at the University of Copenhagen.
Discovered that current flowing through a wire can deflect a magnetised
compass needle, a phenomenon which inspired the development of
In 1932 the name Ørsted (Oersted) was adopted for the physical
unit of magnetic field strength. In 1993 the first Danish satellite was named after Ørsted
Ørsted projektets danske hjemmeside.
The Ørsted Satellite Mission
The Ørsted Science Data Center
The Ørsted Newsletter
The Ørsted Project Organization
Join the Ørsted International Science Team
Oersted project and results (PDF file)
A list of relevant and useful links
Solar-Terrestrial Physics Division Homepage
Danish Meteorological Institute Homepage
E-Mail address: Oersted@dmi.dk
Last modified 040604 by Lars Tøffner-Clausen.