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New study reveals needle-like structures in positively charged lightning leaders
ASTRON congratulates partner institute JIVE (The Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC) with their contribution to the observations of the gargantuan black hole at the h
An international team of astrophysicists observed for the first time that the jet of a quasar is less powerful on long radio wavelengths than earlier predicted.
Rome, Italy, Tuesday 12th of March 2019 - The Netherlands along with 6 other countries involved in the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Project have come together in Rome for the signature of the
An international team of more than 200 astronomers from 18 countries has published the first phase of a major new radio sky survey at unprecedented sensitivity using the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR)
On Monday 11 February, we acquired the new state of the art 'brains' for the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR). We are now the proud owners of the COBALT2.0 GPU cluster.
The 29th annual international Astronomical Data Analysis Software & Systems (ADASS) conference will be held October 6-10, 2019 at MartiniPlaza, Groningen, The Netherlands.
The International LOFAR Telescope (ILT) consortium will host workshops for the LOFAR community from May 20-23, 2019 in Leiden, The Netherlands.
Speaker: Craig Anderson (CSIRO)
Location: Thursday the 18th of April at 15:30 in the auditorium
Speaker: Dr. Nicholas MacDonald (Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany)
Location: Van de Hulst Auditorium
The past few years have been pivotal for multi-messenger astrophysics, with the first detection of gravitational waves from the merging of two neutron stars and the recent announcement of a high-en