Vacancy for a PhD in reliable exascale computing

The Netherlands eScience Center has a vacant PhD position on “reliable exascale computing”

The Netherlands eScience Center supports and reinforces multidisciplinary, data and computational intensive research through creative and innovative use of digital technologies in all its manifestations. We stimulate enhanced Science (eScience) by focusing on collaboration with universities, research institutions and industry. We aim to change scientific practice by making large...

First Light! … Again! Shiny new receivers for the Westerbork telescope.

Great news! The new and improved Westerbork telescope in the northeast of the Netherlands has seen first light! If you are into radio astronomy, or if you have visited the second world war nazi camp and monument at Westerbork, you may be familiar with this instrument, which was built in 1970. The telescope is situated right next to the former transit camp. During the Second World War, Romani and Dutch Jews were assembled there, for transport to other Nazi concentration camps. The famous Anne Fra...