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JIVE future looks bright: "excellent" results from five-year review

The Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE) is proud to have received an overall "excellent" rating in its five-year review.

Huib Jan van Langevelde outlines challenges for JIVE in 2012

In his traditional New Year's speech, director Huib Jan van Langevelde briefed JIVE and ASTRON staff on JIVE's upcoming five-year funding review, board review, and plans to transition the organisation to a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC).

A Boost for European Radio Astronomy

The European Commission has granted Radionet 9.5 million Euros to fund its latest program, RadioNet3, for the years 2012 to 2015.

JIVE now accepting 2012 summer student applications

JIVE and ASTRON are now accepting applications for the 2012 Summer Research Programme. Application deadline is 1 February 2012. Click here for more information.

Dead but still kicking: youngest supernova imaged just after explosion

To catch a supernova is not an easy task. To detect it with radio telescopes requires hard work, extensive coordination and good luck. An international team of astronomers, including researchers at JIVE and ASTRON, has taken a picture of the youngest radio supernova ever.

JIVE and ASTRON host annual "Girlsday 2011"

On 14 April, 32 middle school students from the north of Holland visited JIVE and ASTRON as part of the annual "Girlsday", to learn about careers in astronomy and engineering.

Astronomers simulate real-time telescope as big as the world to study peculiar active galaxy

Using a perfectly orchestrated world-wide network of radio telescopes, astronomers have produced a high-resolution map of an AGN belonging to an unknown class of gama-ray sources. The unusual source and the groundbreaking technique used to produce the image are detailed in a letter published today in Astronomy & Astrophysics.

Huib van Langevelde delivers annual JIVE New Year's Speech

Huib van Langevelde delivered the annual JIVE New Year's Speech, outlining the challenges and goals for the coming year. The full transcript of the speech is available in PDF and DOC formats.

Grants available for 2011 Summer Research Programme

ASTRON and JIVE announce the availability of a limited number of grants for their 2011 Summer Research Programme. Application deadline is February 1, 2011. Click here for more information.

NEXPReS to further advanced computing and networking for astronomy use

The EC has awarded the new NEXPReS project 3.5 million euros to advance data transfer, buffering, storage and distributed computing technologies. The improvements are expected to significantly enhance the "e-EVN Programme", a SKA Pathfinder Technology.
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