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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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Official opening ASTRON building

After a construction phase of more than two years, the ASTRON building was officially opened on Monday, March 16 by State Secretary Sander Dekker of the Ministry o... Read more

26/03/2015 - 14:17

LOFAR creates radio photos of the solar eclipse

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20/03/2015 - 08:33

World’s largest radio telescope takes major step towards construction

At their meeting last week at the SKA Organisation Headquarters in Manchester, UK, the SKA Board of Directors has unanimously agreed to move the world's largest radio... Read more
11/03/2015 - 12:01

LOFAR’s record-sharp image gives astronomers a new view of galaxy M 82

An international team of astronomers, including ASTRON scientists, used the giant radio telescope LOFAR to create the sharpest astronomical image ever taken at ver... Read more

29/01/2015 - 13:52
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02 Apr : Rudy Wijnands - Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy TBA
07 Apr : Eva Schinnerer - Max Planck Institute for Astronomy TBA
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