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International consortium tasked with designing SKA-Low antennas completes work
The international engineering consortium tasked with designing the SKA’s low-frequency telescope (SKA-Low), to be sited in Western Australia, has completed its work after six ye
In line with the advice from the Dutch government, the management of ASTRON and JIVE has decided to take the following measures to minimise the risk of coronavirus infection:
Two ERC Advanced Grants for Dutch astronomers
Two Dutch astronomers each receive an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). They are Prof. Erwin de Blok from ASTRON (2.5 million euros) and Groningen Prof.
Westerbork telescoop legt eerste kosmische radioflitsen vast
In Westerbork is in 2019 de upgrade van één van de snelste en meeste gevoelige radiotelescopen ter wereld voltooid.
LOFAR images cosmic radio monsters
Pareidolia is a tendency that pushes humans to see shapes in clouds or faces in inanimate objects.
Help to find the location of newly discovered black holes in the LOFAR Radio Galaxy Zoo project
Scientists are asking for the public’s help to find the origin of hundreds of thousands of galaxies that have been discovered by the largest radio telescope ever built: LO
Jason Hessels receives Vici grant to localise Fast Radio Bursts
Jason Hessels (ASTRON & University of Amsterdam) has been awarded an NWO Vici grant for his project entitled "AstroFlash: probing the extremes of the Universe at high time and spatial r
LOFAR pioneers new way to study exoplanet environments
Using the Dutch-led Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) radio telescope, astronomers have discovered unusual ra
How does a radio wave become a picture? Part II: Compact receivers
With the help of radio telescopes, we can look into space by capturing radio signals from the universe.
Test wind turbine near LOFAR meets agreed radio emission norms
The test turbine of wind farm “Drentse Monden en Oostermoer” meets the reduction of electromagnetic radiation as agreed in a covenant on the co-existence of a wind farm near the core of the LOFAR r
A repeating Fast Radio Burst from a spiral galaxy deepens the mystery of where these signals originate from
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.