Lofar Zone wil be damaged by Wind Turbines


LOFAR-international-stations-on-map-EuropeConstruction of fifty wind turbines, with a hight of more than 200 meters, in the peat area of the Dutch region of Drenthe threaten to damage the LOFAR radio telescope of the Astron which consists of 20,000 small antennas. The antenna field of Lofar in and around Exloo will be disturbed by the wind farm. That means that 53 station cluster stations spread throughout Europe, will be barely usable. That says director Marco de Vos of Astron, the astronomical institute in Dwingeloo. Lees verder “Lofar Zone wil be damaged by Wind Turbines”