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ASTRON is the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy. Its mission is to make discoveries in radio astronomy happen, via the development of novel and innovative technologies, the operation of world-class radio astronomy facilities, and the pursuit of fundamental astronomical research.

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Geen open dag ASTRON op 5 oktober

Vanwege een verbouwing gaat dit jaar tot onze spijt de open dag van ASTRON niet door. De open dag was gepland in het Weekend van de Wetenschap, maar ook hieraan kan AS... Read more
29/09/2014 - 11:03

Swirling Electrons in the Whirlpool Galaxy

Cosmic particles and magnetic fields in the galaxy M51 observed with the LOFAR radio telescope.

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21/08/2014 - 12:47

NASA's Fermi Finds A 'Transformer' Pulsar

In late June 2013, an exceptional binary containing a rapidly spinning neutron star underwent a dramatic change in behavior never ... Read more
23/07/2014 - 10:31

Radio-burst discovery deepens astrophysics mystery

The discovery of a split-second burst of radio waves by scientists using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico provides important new evidence of mysterious pulses... Read more
11/07/2014 - 09:54
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Upcoming Events

3-5 November: Cursus Toegepaste RF Techniek 

17-21 November: 3rd LOFAR Data Processing School


Bi-weekly: LOFAR status meeting Wednesday's 11.00-12.30

Permanent exhibitions featuring the LOFAR telescope.

Past events ...




02 Oct : Stas Shabala - University of Tasmania Quantifying the feedback from radio AGN
16 Oct : David Cseh - Radboud University Nijmegen TBA
more about colloquia.....

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