The Dutch organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) will fund a new antenna network at the Pierre Auger Observatory for cosmic radiation. The research group Cosmic Ray Astrophysics at Radboud University will receive 2,5 million euros from the NWO Investment Grant Large programme.
The largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world has just recorded its first particle tracks, signaling the start of a new chapter in the story of the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.
A team of astronomers have found out that by tweaking the existing automated system, Gaia can be used to detect hundreds of peculiar transients in the centres of galaxies. They found about 480 transients over a period of about a year.
The department of Astrophysics is very pleased to announce that Monika Moscibrodzka has joined the faculty team of the department in the capacity of Assistant Professor as of September 1, 2018. Monika started working at Radboud University as Postdoc in 2012 and is an invaluable member of our science community.
Visitors of the 2018 Four Days Marches festivities (Vierdaagsefeesten) can be immersed by astrophysicists of Radboud University in the fascinating world of stars, black holes and planets in the Radboud Space Experience.
New results from the ATLAS and CMS experiments at the LHC reveal how strongly the Higgs boson interacts with the heaviest known elementary particle, the top quark, corroborating our understanding of the Higgs and setting constraints on new physics.