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Research at the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy addresses some of the major questions of astronomy: What is the nature of space and time? Are we alone? What are our cosmic origins? How are the most energetic explosions and particles in the universe powered? How did the Sun and Earth form?

The links below lead you to the pages dedicated to our two main research themes: Origins of Life and High Energy Astrophysics.