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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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Michael Garrett accepted offer from the University of Manchester

Our General and Scientific Director, Michael Garrett, has accepted an offer from the University of Manchester to take up the position of the inaugural Sir Bernard Lovell ... Read more
01/02/2016 - 16:18

LOFAR to extend into Ireland

The world’s biggest connected radio telescope is about to become even bigger! LOFAR (Low Frequency Array) will expand into Ireland. This is not only great news for Iris... Read more
12/01/2016 - 10:25

The "Jonge Akademie" chooses ten new members

Every year the Jonge Akademie (translated: Young Academy) selects ten new and talented scientists to strengthen its ranks.... Read more
26/11/2015 - 15:56

South-Africa-Dutch SKA data science partnership seek to address big data conundrum

The visit to South Africa by Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte included a pivotal South African-Dutch data science partnership between key institutions from both coun... Read more
20/11/2015 - 10:56
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Upcoming Events



11 Feb : David Kaplan - University of Wisconsin-Milkwaukee TBD
18 Feb : Laura Perez - Bonn Characterizing the Epoch of Planet Formation in Circumstellar Disks
more about colloquia.....

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