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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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World’s largest radio telescope has a permanent home for its headquarters

SKA Organisation headquarters, Jodrell Bank, UK - At their meeting yesterday Wednesday 29 April, the Members of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation decided that... Read more
30/04/2015 - 14:18

Exploding stars help to understand thunderclouds on Earth

How is lightning initiated in thunderclouds? This is difficult to answer - how do you measure electric fields inside large, dangerously charged clouds? It was discovered,... Read more
22/04/2015 - 08:32

Dusty substructure in a galaxy far far away

A team of scientists, among whom scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA) and astronomer John McKean (ASTRON/ University of Groningen), have combined... Read more
02/04/2015 - 09:59

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
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07 May : Craig Heinke - University of Alberta Black Holes in Globular Clusters
11 Jun : Jrg Rachen - Radboud University Nijmegen The Planck mission and the status of modern cosmology
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