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Recent News

Huib van Langevelde delivers traditional New Year's speech

DWINGELOO, The Netherlands (14 January 2016) - Director Huib van Langevelde delivered the traditional New Year's speech to JIVE and ASTRON staff today.

Click here for a full text PDF of the 2016 New Year's speech.


Radio astronomers see black hole come to life 42 million light years away, 20 million times the mass of the Sun, and coming back to life. A team of radio astronomers, led by Dr Megan Argo of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, and JIVE astronomer Dr Ilse van Bemmel, are watching a previously dormant black hole wake up in a dramatic display as material falls on to it for the first time for perhaps millions of years.


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