Students of both Dutch and non-Dutch universities can do a master project at ASTRON under the supervision of our staff.

No projects are advertised at the moment. Students are always welcome to enquire about the possibility of doing a master at ASTRON by sending an email to ASTRON researchers or to secretaryastronomy@astron.nl.

Master students

Current master students are:

  • Timo Halbesma, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor M. Wise
  • Kriek van der Meulen, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor A. Rowlinson

Latest tweets

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

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.
https://bit.ly/3bMKIv8

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