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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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Stefan Wijnholds appointed as Extraordinary Associate Professor

Stefan J. Wijnholds appointed as Extraordinary Associate Professor. The University of Stellenbosch has appointed Stefan J. Wijnholds as Extraordinary Associate Professor.... Read more
27/09/2016 - 10:18

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
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Upcoming Events

13 October: 4th National eScience Symposium 

7-9 November: Cursus Toegepaste RF Techniek

17 November: Dome Workshop Design for Testability of Digital Systems


26 October, 23 November: LOFAR status meeting 11.00-12.30

Past events ...




27 Oct : Clive Tadhunter - University of Sheffield TBD
03 Nov : Phil Uttley - API/UvA TBD
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