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ASTRON is the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy. Its mission is to make discoveries in radio astronomy happen, via the development of novel and innovative technologies, the operation of world-class radio astronomy facilities, and the pursuit of fundamental astronomical research.

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Science in a Digital World

As a participant and partner of the 4th National eScience Symposium, we had a great day on 13 October. As the main theme of the symposium was ‘Science in a Digital Worl... Read more
27/10/2016 - 13:23

Stefan Wijnholds appointed as Extraordinary Associate Professor

Stefan J. Wijnholds appointed as Extraordinary Associate Professor. The University of Stellenbosch has appointed Stefan J. Wijnholds as Extraordinary Associate Professor.... Read more
27/09/2016 - 10:18

Dutch radio antenna to depart for the moon on Chinese mission

Researchers at Radboud University, ASTRON and the Delft company Innovative Solutions in Space (ISIS) are to develop a new instrument that will be onboard the Chinese Chan... Read more
28/06/2016 - 13:12

Black Hole Fed by Cold Intergalactic Deluge

An international team of astronomers, including the Dutch astronomers Raymond Oonk (ASTRON and Leiden University) and Michael Wise (ASTRON), has witnessed a cosmic weathe... Read more
13/06/2016 - 08:26
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Upcoming Events

7-9 November: Cursus Toegepaste RF Techniek

17 November: Dome Seminar Design for Testability

23 November, 21 December: LOFAR status meeting 11.00-12.30

Past events ...



03 Nov : Phil Uttley - API/UvA TBD
16 Nov : Andrey Timokhin - NASA Goddard TBD
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