18 Sep. 2020

Astronomers from the Institute of Astronomy (KU Leuven) operate Mercator telescope from a distance of 3,000 km

Thanks to the technology developed by the Institute of Astronomy and the high-performance Belnet connection, (future) astronomers will be able to continue their research from 3,000 kilometres away during the COVID-19 crisis. Belnet spoke with Prof. Hans Van Winckel, Head of Astronomy at the KU Leuven.
24 Jun. 2021

European Commission invests heavily in the European Open Science Cloud

The EOSC Association signed an agreement with the European Commission on June 23. In this agreement, the Commission undertakes to release an amount of EUR 490 million for the development of the EOSC (European Open Science Cloud). The agreement is therefore one of the first official partnerships in Europe.

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