The mission of Business Support & Services is to provide the best possible support of daily operations. Business Support & Services has several responsibilities. They handle the policy and its implementation.

Business Support & Services consists of:

  • Finance, ICT and Facilities
  • HR, Communications & Support

Business Support & Services is a very diverse department. However, all the colleagues have one thing in common and that is an attitude of service to support the other ‘core’ departments.

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How does a radio wave become a picture? Part III: Accelerators. LOFAR produces terabytes of data per second, how to process this? Supercomputers equipped with accelerators accelerate the calculations performed on the data. Read part 3 here: https://bit.ly/39goUq4

Congratulations to our former colleague and LOFAR scientist Heino Falcke with his prize! 🥳

How does a radio wave become a picture? Part II: Compact receivers. A radio wave that has travelled light years is picked up by a receiver on a telescope through an antenna. The (very weak) signal is then amplified and digitized. Read part 2 here: http://bit.ly/3aznntV

How does a radio wave become a picture? Planets, stars and nebula’s all emit radio waves, which are a form of invisible light waves. Read here the first part on what happens to those radio waves when they are received by a radio telescope! 📡🌠http://bit.ly/2YFDuQM

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