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10 years of LOFAR highlights: Infographic - The evolution of LOFAR supercomputers
This infographic shows the 'evolution' of supercomputers used for LOFAR.
10 years of LOFAR highlights:The use of a monitor & control system that monitors a physically widely distributed instrument
By Henk Mulder
10 years of LOFAR highlights: LOFAR pioneers new way to study exoplanet environments
With the help of LOFAR,
10 years of LOFAR highlights: The TBB boards that act as a time machine
By André Gunst The LOFAR Transient Buffer Board (TBB) gave the LOFAR radio telescope a unique extra capability: looking back in time.
10 years of LOFAR highlights: Revisiting the Fanaroff-Riley dichotomy and radio-galaxy morphology with the LOFAR Two-Metre Sky Survey
By dr Beatriz Mingo, Open University
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:
10 years of LOFAR highlights: Pulsar shows sudden mood swings
In 2013 an international research team – led by Dutch astronomers (SRON, NOVA and ASTRON) – discovers that pulsar
10 years of LOFAR highlights: Super-slow pulsar challenges theory
In 2017 LOFAR detects the slowest spinning radio pulsar to date.
10 years of LOFAR highlights: The construction and use of our own broadband optical data transport system
By Peter Maat
10 years of LOFAR highlights: Infographic - Interference detection and Dysco
This infographic explains how LOFAR treats data collected by its stations.
10 years of LOFAR highlights: RSP boards make sure beamforming is possible
By André Gunst
10 years of LOFAR highlights: Why lightning often strikes twice
Although the saying goes ‘lightning never strikes the same place twice’, in fact it often does.