Early in his career as a scientist, Geert Reitsma has already produced exceptional results. Three years of PhD research have yielded ten articles in renowned journals. His most recent measurements made with the soft X-ray free-electron laser FLASH in Hamburg are remarkable. He was the first in the world to conduct an experiment using isolated biomolecules.
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During the Nacht van het Wad (Night of the Wadden) and the Nacht van de Nacht (Night of the Night) on 30 October King’s Commissioner for Groningen René Paas will officially launch the Dark Sky Lauwersmeer Telescope. The telescope is the result of a...
Carlijn van Beek has won the 2021 Golden Master Award for her Master’s research. She is Master’s student in Chemistry at the University of Groningen (UG). The award has been granted by the Royal Netherlands Chemical Society (KNCV) since 2009.
The Vikings were active in North America in the year 1021 AD. This now represents the earliest – and only – known year in which Europeans were present in the Americas prior to the arrival of Columbus in 1492 AD. It also represents a definitive point...
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