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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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News

Swirling Electrons in the Whirlpool Galaxy

Cosmic particles and magnetic fields in the galaxy M51 observed with the LOFAR radio telescope.

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21/08/2014 - 12:47
 

NASA's Fermi Finds A 'Transformer' Pulsar

In late June 2013, an exceptional binary containing a rapidly spinning neutron star underwent a dramatic change in behavior never ... Read more
23/07/2014 - 10:31
 

Radio-burst discovery deepens astrophysics mystery

The discovery of a split-second burst of radio waves by scientists using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico provides important new evidence of mysterious pulses... Read more
11/07/2014 - 09:54
 

Astronomers find supermassive black hole blasting molecular gas at one million kilometers per hour from a galaxy

New research led by Clive Tadhunter (Sheffield University) and including Raffaella Morganti, Tom Oosterloo (ASTRON/Kapteyn Institute Groningen University) and Raymond ... Read more
08/07/2014 - 10:09
 
 
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Events

Upcoming Events

3-5 November: Cursus Toegepaste RF Techniek 

17-21 November: 3rd LOFAR Data Processing School

 

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

Permanent exhibitions featuring the LOFAR telescope.

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Colloquia

04 Sep : Bo Thidé - Swedish Institute of Space Physics TBA
11 Sep : Frank Schinzel - University of New Mexico TBA
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