Postdoctoral position on Neutral hydrogen in nearby galaxies

MeerGas is a project to study how galaxies acquire their neutral hydrogen gas. Using the new MeerKAT radio synthesis telescope in South Africa, we are obtaining ultra-deep observations of the neutral hydrogen in 30 nearby galaxies (as part of the MeerKAT MHONGOOSE Large Science Project). We will use these to find and characterise signs of […]

  • Section
    Astronomy group
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    01-10-2020

Postdoctoral positions on fast radio bursts and other fast radio transients

AstroFlash is a project to precisely localise and characterise fast radio bursts (FRBs) as well as other astrophysical transients. Using the European VLBI Network (EVN), we have localised repeating FRBs to their exact galactic neighbourhoods. Using the Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR), we can use massively parallel observations to monitor dozens of known FRBs at once. To […]

  • Section
    Astronomy group
  • Hours
    38
  • Expertise
    Radio Astronomy
  • Closing date
    03-09-2020

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Marco Drost
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De keuze om bij ASTRON te gaan werken was één die ik snel kon maken. Ik wilde namelijk graag in een hightech omgeving werken, maar ook de mogelijkheid hebben om door te kunnen leren. De prachtige omgeving waarin ASTRON is gevestigd, het Dwingelderveld, maakte mijn beslissing wel erg gemakkelijk. Persoonlijk vind ik het boeiend om […]

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