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Radio surveys now both deep and wide

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Until now, radio astronomers had to choose between sensitivity or field of view. The new Apertif system provides both, enabling studies of low-mass galaxies, galaxy interactions and fast radio bursts, write Betsey Adams and Joeri van Leeuwen.

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  1. ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, Dwingeloo, The Netherlands

    • Elizabeth A. K. Adams
    •  & Joeri van Leeuwen
  2. Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

    • Elizabeth A. K. Adams
  3. Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    • Joeri van Leeuwen


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