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What we look forward to in LOFAR 2.0: Live warning system to study solar eruptions
The Sun’s activity appears not only in the well-known 11-year Sunspot cycle, but also in short duration eruptions as flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs).
What we look forward to in LOFAR 2.0: Habitability of alien worlds
By Harish Vedantham
What we look forward to in LOFAR 2.0: Cranking up LOFAR’s robustness
In order to receive radio signals from across the Universe, LOFAR needs to be very sensitive.
What we look forward to in LOFAR 2.0: LOFAR expands to Italy
In 2018, Italy officially joined the International LOFAR Telescope (ILT) and in the near future the LOFAR station in Italy will beco
Nearest fast radio burst source is regularly active
An international team of astronomers, including a number of Dutch researchers, has discovered that a repeating fast radi
What we look forward to in LOFAR 2.0: A new specification and scheduling system
By Roberto Pizzo
ASTRON recognises and protects diversity as the key against discrimination
ASTRON is an international research organisation that is committed to achieving a fair and welcoming work environment for all.
What we look forward to in LOFAR 2.0: High-precision clock to all Dutch stations
By Peter Maat
What we look forward to in LOFAR 2.0: Detecting SMBH long-term activity
By Francesco de Gasperin and Timothy Shimwell
What we look forward to in LOFAR 2.0: A brain transplant for LOFAR
If the antennae of LOFAR are the senses of the radio telescope, then the central correlator is its brain.
What we look forward to in LOFAR 2.0: Simultaneous LBA and HBA observing
By Wim van Cappellen
What we look forward to in LOFAR 2.0: Searching for extreme pulsars
By Cees Bassa