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18 October 2017

Everyone knows that plants and animals consist mostly of water. Does this water behave the same as normal tap water? To find out, researchers from UvA's Faculty of Science at Amsterdam Science Park...

16 October 2017

For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves — ripples in space and time — in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars. This marks the first...

15 October 2017

The European Sentinel-5P satellite was successfully launched into orbit today from Plesetsk in Siberia. Tropomi is a Dutch instrument on board the satellite that will survey global air quality and the...

15 October 2017

Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) located at Amsterdam Science Park will house a new innovation space of partner EIT DIgital. The new location will be opened November 2. With this top location in...

11 October 2017

Gradual environmental changes due to eutrophication and global warming can cause a rapid depletion of oxygen levels in lakes and coastal waters. A new study led by professors Jef Huisman and Gerard...

09 October 2017

In 2016, Amsterdam Science Park’s research institutions gained a total of €25 million in new grants. The awards reflect the leading-edge nature of the research conducted by the the grant recipients –...

05 October 2017

Constantijn van Oranje has given the start signal for Amsterdam Venture Studios at Amsterdam Science Park. During the opening ceremony, the five Venture Studios at the Amsterdam Science Park (UvA),...

05 October 2017

Professor Cees de Laat of System and Network Engineering (Informatics Institue of UvA's Faculty of Science) is one of the initiators to set up a national Big Data infrastructure. In order to unlock...

04 October 2017

Het onderzoek, geïnitieerd door de recente winnaars van de Nobelprijs voor de Natuurkunde waarbij ook het op Amsterdam Science Park gevestigde Nikhef nauw betrokken was, maakt bij het meten van...

03 October 2017

Physicists at Nikhef at Amsterdam Science Park made major contributions to the instrumentation and data analysis behind the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017, which has been awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry...