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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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Veni fellowship for Anne Archibald

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni fellowship to Anne Archibald. The funding allows Anne to conduct independent research and... Read more
17/07/2015 - 13:37

4 oktober open dag ASTRON

Op zondag 4 oktober 2015 opent ASTRON haar deuren tijdens de open dag in het Weekend van de Wetenschap. ... Read more
04/06/2015 - 11:08

€15 million boost for European astronomy

Astronomers and astroparticle physicists today are celebrating a €15 million EU funding boost European telescopes with the launch of the ASTERICS project, which will he... Read more
01/05/2015 - 16:40

World’s largest radio telescope has a permanent home for its headquarters

SKA Organisation headquarters, Jodrell Bank, UK - At their meeting yesterday Wednesday 29 April, the Members of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation decided that... Read more
30/04/2015 - 14:18
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Upcoming Events

31 August - 4 September: Life-cycle of gas in galaxies: A Local Perspective

17 September: First Dome colloquium

2-4 November: Cursus Toegepaste RF Techniek 

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

Permanent exhibitions featuring the LOFAR telescope.

Past events ...




17 Sep : Samaya Nissanke - Radboud University Nijmegen Follow the chirp: seeing and listening to the transient Universe
24 Sep : Ewine van Dishoeck - Leiden Zooming in on the planet-forming zones of disks: Sweet results from ALMA
more about colloquia.....

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