Contact

Visiting address

ASTRON HQ:
Oude Hoogeveensedijk 4
7991 PD Dwingeloo
The Netherlands

Westerbork:
Schattenberg 1
9433 TA Zwiggelte
The Netherlands

Tel:
(+31) (0)521 595 100

E-mail:
info@astron.nl 

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Latest tweets

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

What's it like to work at ASTRON?
Project manager @PieterBenthem tells about his job, among which his work on the AAVS1 for the @SKA_telescope, of which LOFAR is a pathfinder project.
https://bit.ly/3bMKIv8

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