ASTRON is responsible for the operations of the Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope (WSRT) and the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR).
The astronomical research at ASTRON is closely aligned with the strengths of our facilities LOFAR and WSRT-APERTIF and contributes to the development and definition of the scientific programme and
Radio telescopes are used to observe our universe and to provide astronomers with detailed images and spectra. We use antenna technology to receive radio signals from the universe.
The SKA will generate more data than we have processed and analysed ever before. To make this possible, innovation in hardware, software and expertise is crucial.
Scientists have for the first time succeeded in determining the topography of both magnetic poles of a neutron star.
The Netherlands is first to ratify participation in the construction of the world's largest radio telescope
The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Observatory, the intergovernmental organisation that will build and operate the world's largest radio telescope, has taken an important step forward thanks to the r
ASTRON News Summer 2019
The Summer edition of the ASTRON News is now available.