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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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Dutch radio antenna to depart for the moon on Chinese mission

Researchers at Radboud University, ASTRON and the Delft company Innovative Solutions in Space (ISIS) are to develop a new instrument that will be onboard the Chinese Chan... Read more
28/06/2016 - 13:12

Black Hole Fed by Cold Intergalactic Deluge

An international team of astronomers, including the Dutch astronomers Raymond Oonk (ASTRON and Leiden University) and Michael Wise (ASTRON), has witnessed a cosmic weathe... Read more
13/06/2016 - 08:26

Joeri van Leeuwen wins the Willem de Graaff Prize 2016

The board of the Nederlandse Astronomenclub (NAC) awarded the Willem de Graaff award 2016 to astronomer Dr. Joeri van Leeuwen (ASTRON, UvA).... Read more
23/05/2016 - 12:45

Dr. Jason W.T. Hessels wins the Pastoor Schmeits Prize for astronomy

During the Netherlands Astronomy Conference in Nunspeet, the Pastoor Schmeits Prize for astronomy will be awarded to Dr. Jason Hessels - affiliated with both ASTRON and t... Read more
23/05/2016 - 12:10
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Upcoming Events

5-9 September: 4th LOFAR data processing school

13 October: 4th National eScience Symposium 

7-9 November: Cursus Toegepaste RF Techniek

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

Past events ...




01 Sep : Simon Johnston - CSIRO Fast Radio Bursts - What we know and what we don't
more about colloquia.....

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