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ASTRON's new Institute Advisory board ("instituutsadviesraad" or IAR) met for the first time on 17 December 2018.
As part of their Astrophysics and Space Science Library series, Springer has published the volume 'Low Frequency Astronomy and the LOFAR observatory'.
The Chinese space agency will be launching the Chang'e 4 moon lander on Friday 7 December, hoping to make China the first country to land on the far side of the moon.
ASTRON will participate in the ESCAPE project, that is part of the effort to build a European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).
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.