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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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Exploding stars help to understand thunderclouds on Earth

How is lightning initiated in thunderclouds? This is difficult to answer - how do you measure electric fields inside large, dangerously charged clouds? It was discovered,... Read more
22/04/2015 - 08:32

Dusty substructure in a galaxy far far away

A team of scientists, among whom scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA) and astronomer John McKean (ASTRON/ University of Groningen), have combined... Read more
02/04/2015 - 09:59

Official opening ASTRON building

After a construction phase of more than two years, the ASTRON building was officially opened on Monday, March 16 by State Secretary Sander Dekker of the Ministry o... Read more

26/03/2015 - 14:17

LOFAR creates radio photos of the solar eclipse

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20/03/2015 - 08:33
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30 Apr : Samaya Nissanke - Radboud University Nijmegen Follow the chirp: seeing and listening to the transient Universe
07 May : Craig Heinke - University of Alberta Black Holes in Globular Clusters
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