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ASTRON opent eerste Open Science Hub in Dwingeloo
ASTRON, het Nederlands instituut voor radioastronomie, heeft samen met de Rabobank Het Drentse Land en de gemeente Westerveld de eerste Open Science Hub in Drenthe geopend.
SKA Science Data Processor consortium concludes work
SKA Global Headquarters, 9 May 2019 – The SKA’s Science Data Processor (SDP) consortium has concluded its engineering design work, m
Why lightning often strikes twice
New study reveals needle-like structures in positively charged lightning leaders
Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole
ASTRON congratulates partner institute JIVE (The Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC) with their contribution to the observations of the gargantuan
Energy loss gives unexpected insights in evolution of quasar jets
An international team of astrophysicists observed for the first time that the jet of a quasar is less powerful on long radio wavelengths than
Founding Members sign SKA Observatory treaty
Rome, Italy, Tuesday 12th of March 2019 - The Netherlands along with 6 other countries involved in the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Project h
New sky map detects hundreds of thousands of unknown galaxies
An international team of more than 200 astronomers from 18 countries has published the first phase of a major new radio sky survey at unprece
COBALT2.0 sets the stage for a fully multitasking 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.
International Central Signal Processor consortium concludes design work
The international Central Signal Processor (CSP) consortium has concluded its design work on the SKA, marking the end of five years' work comprised of 11 signatory members from 8 countries with
The Netherlands is going to monitor eruptions on the sun
ASTRON (Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy) and S[&]T (Science [&] Technology) are starting the design of a solar radio telescope that directly detects eruptions on the sun.
The Netherlands will partner to build the largest radio telescope in the world
ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, is excited that the Netherlands will partner in the construction and management of the largest radio telescope in the world, the Square Kil
ASTRON has new institute advisory board
ASTRON's new Institute Advisory board ("instituutsadviesraad" or IAR) met for the first time on 17 December 2018.