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A new window on the Universe

The underground Einstein Telescope will be Europe's most advanced observatory for gravitational waves. It will allow researchers to hear black holes collide and learn about the early universe. The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany are jointly studying whether to host this world-class observatory.

Explore the Einstein Telescope


Einstein Telescope and the Euregio Meuse-Rhine

The border area of the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany is a promising location for the Einstein Telescope thanks to its unique soil that dampens disruptive vibrations. Good connections and the network of knowledge institutions and companies also make the area attractive.

For business

How about contributing to development of the Einstein Telescope (ET)? A number of projects and programmes have been set up for companies to encourage innovation and accelerated development of new technologies for the telescope.

For local residents

What does the arrival of the Einstein Telescope mean for local residents? Discover training and employment opportunities and learn more about how the Einstein Telescope will affect the surrounding area.