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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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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

Dr. Jason W.T. Hessels wins the Pastoor Schmeits Prize for astronomy

During the Netherlands Astronomy Conference in Nunspeet, the Pastoor Schmeits Prize for astronomy will be awarded to Dr. Jason Hessels - affiliated with both ASTRON and t... Read more
23/05/2016 - 12:10

Possible Extragalactic Source of High-Energy Neutrinos

Nearly 10 billion years ago in a galaxy known as PKS B1424-418, a dramatic explosion occurred. Light from this blast began arriving at Earth in 2012. Now, an inte... Read more

02/05/2016 - 12:37
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Upcoming Events

26 June - 1 July: SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2016

5-9 September: 4th LOFAR data processing school

13 October: 4th National eScience Symposium 

7-9 November: Cursus Toegepaste RF Techniek

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

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There are currently NO colloquia planned more about colloquia.....

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