Jodrell Bank


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Jodrell Bank

(ˈdʒɒdrəl)
n
(Placename) an astronomical observatory in NW England, in Cheshire: radio telescope with a steerable parabolic dish, 75 m (250 ft) in diameter
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ICONIC Jodrell Bank Observatory has been chosen as the UK's nomination for World Heritage site status in 2019.
Jodrell Bank Observatory has been chosen as the UKs nomination for World Heritage site status in 2019, Heritage Minister Michael Ellis announced today.
Scientists at Jodrell Bank, in Cheshire, could focus their giant radio telescopes on tracking the huge suspected rock which is hurtling through space at up to 196,000mph.
JODRELL Bank Observatory is bidding to stand alongside the Taj Mahal and Stonehenge on the international heritage stage.
Professor Teresa Anderson, director of Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, said: "We have been preparing the case for the World Heritage Site inscription for Jodrell Bank Observatory for some years now, so it's absolutely fantastic to reach this milestone".
1957: The Radio telescope at Jodrell Bank, Cheshire, planned by Sir Bernard Lovell, went into operation.
Perhaps I would have been interested if I had visited a place like the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre in Cheshire.
The bluedot event at the Jodrell Bank Observatory, near Macclesfield, will see legendary French musician and composer Jean Michel Jarre headlining with a spectacle of lights, lasers and pyrotechnics against the backdrop of the mighty 250ft-diameter Lovell radio telescope.
1957: The Radio telescope at Jodrell Bank, |Cheshire, planned by Sir Bernard Lovell, went into operation.
Dr Greaves and team colleague Dr Anita Richards from the University of Manchester used the e-MERLIN array of radio telescopes centred on Jodrell Bank, Cheshire, and that stretches across England in a so-called interferometer, mimicking the resolution of a single large telescope.
Poor professor Cox and Dara have been broadcasting all day from Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire.
Stargazing Live BBC2, 8pm Heavenly bodies Brian Cox and Dara O Briain return to Jodrell Bank Observatory to talk us through a solar eclipse.