Here you find a selection of movies to tell you more about us.

Who we are and what we do

 

 

When did the lights go on in the Universe?

 

 

LOFAR, the Low Frequency Array

What is beam forming and how does it work?

 

 

Einstein’s theory still passes the test: weak and strong gravity objects fall the same way

 

 

How astronomers can study dark matter in the Universe by using galaxies as a lens

 

 

The history of the Universe in the blink of an eye

The history of our Universe is written in the skies. Radio astronomers can detect ancient signals from the dawn of time as well as light from our nearest neighbours. Separating out these layers of time and space allows them to reconstruct the evolution of the Universe. This film reveals how thirteen billion years of history can be captured in a single moment. Copyright: Nature

LOFAR 10 years old

Latest tweets

We have completed the design of DISTURB, a solar radio telescope that warns us of solar eruptions.
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Daily image of the week: This summer we held a workshop Open-Source Software Lifecycles as part of the ESCAPE project.
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Throwback Thursday (14-09-1995): The 25th anniversary of the Westerbork Synthese Radio Telescoop (WSRT).
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Throwback Thursday (10-09-1991): The real start of SKA.
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