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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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LOFAR’s record-sharp image gives astronomers a new view of galaxy M 82

An international team of astronomers, including ASTRON scientists from ASTRON, used the giant radio telescope LOFAR to create the sharpest astronomical image ever ... Read more

29/01/2015 - 13:52

The disappearance of the cosmic spinning top

Masses and extreme gravitational effects measured in a binary neutron star

Scientists measured the space-time warp in the gravity of a binary star and dete... Read more

05/01/2015 - 15:15

Vanavond Live: Heel Nederland Kijkt Sterren!

Het heelal, misschien wel een van de meest tot de verbeelding sprekende thema's. Bij ASTRON hebben wij dagelijks te maken met dit thema en zijn er vele vragen die ... Read more

03/12/2014 - 13:22

NWO-TOP grant for Prof. Dr. Tom Oosterloo to search for the darkest galaxies

Tom Oosterloo, one of the senior astronomers at ASTRON, professor at the Kapteyn Institute Groningen and Principal Investigator of Apertif, has been awarded a pres... Read more

01/12/2014 - 15:02
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05 Feb : Vasily Beskin - Lebedev Physical Institute & Moscow Institute of P On the propagation effects in the pulsar magnetosphere
12 Feb : Alexander Wagner - University of Tsukuba TBD
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