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NOVA Optical/IR Lab





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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Future 'Engineer PowerWomen' visit Dwingeloo

How does a radio telescope work? Why do you need software for this? And how can you use this knowledge in everyday life? During the national Girlsday on Thursday 24 April... Read more
17/04/2014 - 10:41

Gabby Aitink-Kroes awarded Engineer PowerWoman 2014

The Engineer PowerWoman 2014 has been awarded to Gabby Aitink‑Kroes, engineer at the Netherlands Research School for Astronomy (NOVA) and ASTRON Netherlands Institu... Read more
11/04/2014 - 13:55

New LOFAR station for Univ. Hamburg and Bielefeld University

On Wednesday 9 April at the Hannover Messe (the world's largest industrial fair), ASTRON, the University of Hamburg and Bielefeld University will sign a contract for co... Read more
04/04/2014 - 09:41

Renovated Dwingeloo Telescope reveals 100 exoplanets

Nobel Prize winner, radio astronomer and radio amateur prof. Joseph Hooton Taylor (for radio amateurs also known as K1JT) is honorary guest at the reopening ceremony of t... Read more
31/03/2014 - 10:00
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Upcoming Events

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

Permanent exhibitions featuring the LOFAR telescope.

Past events ...




24 Apr : Alice Harding - NOVA speaker Unlocking Secrets of Pulsars with the Fermi Gamma-Ray Telescope
29 Apr : Timothy Davis - ESO The cold ISM in massive early-type galaxies: origin, morphology, kinematics, and black-holes
more about colloquia.....

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