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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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€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

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
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11 Jun : Jörg Rachen - Radboud University Nijmegen The Planck 2015 Cosmology Results
02 Jul : Lucas Guillemot - LPC2E / Universit d'Orlans TBA
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