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Astronomers have discovered a unique binary star system containing a pair of massive ‘Wolf-Rayet' stars: a kind believed to explode as supernovae.
Pulsar observations enable mass estimates for Ceres and other solar system objects
An international team of astronomers have discovered the slowest-spinning radio pulsar yet known.
A €3,450,000 NWO Investment Grant Large has been awarded to ASTRON by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) in order to build and deploy DUPLLO: the Digital Upgrade for Prem
With an innovative new type of receiver, called Apertif, the field of view of the Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope in the Netherlands has been increased 37 times.
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni funding of up to 250,000 euros to two astronomers affiliated with ASTRON: Dr. Emily Petroff and Dr. Caterina Tiburzi.
Astronomers using a global network of radio telescopes have produced one of the sharpest astronomical images ever.
South Africa’s 64-dish MeerKAT telescope, one of the SKA’s precursor telescopes, was officially inaugurated by Deputy President David Mabuza at a ceremony near Carnarvon today.
On Friday 6 July 2018 at 10:25 am (CEST), ASTRON’s Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) automatically responded to a transient astronomical event for the first time.
A European team of astronomers has discovered that dust particles around a star already coagulate before the star is fully grown.