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Tammo Jan Dijkema
Scientific software engineer

The work at ASTRON fits perfectly with my studies Scientific Computing at the interface between physics, mathematics and computer science. I work, among other things, on the mathematics to perform faster calculations on physical and astronomical super computers. This allows the astronomers to perform their calculations more efficient. The location of the ASTRON headquarters amazing! […]

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Stephen Hawking’s book A Brief History of Time inspired our director generale prof. Carole Jackson. Living and studying in Cambridge, she has fond memories of Hawking: “It was amazing to see him around and about, giving lectures to the public.”…

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