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Jodrell Bank

(ˈdʒɒdrəl)
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(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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This money will be used to build a radio telescope and to purchase a solar telescope, the money will also go towards trips to Daresbury Science Park and Jodrell Bank Observatory.
The astronomers employed a 42-ft telescope that was formerly used to track the Blue Streak missile at the Woomera Rocket Test Range in Australia until 1981, when it was dismantled, transported and re-erected at the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, England.
Tim O'Brien, from the University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory, astronomers believe there is life out there and, speaking to (http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2013/jul/05/uk-search-alien-intelligence) the Guardian , believes answers can be found in the data currently being collected by the telescopes.
Tim O'Brien, associate director of the University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory, said the injuries in the Chelyabinsk region were caused when the meteor created a sonic boom.
Alfred Charles Bernard Lovell born; an English physicist and radio astronomer; founder and Director of Jodrell Bank Observatory; studied cosmic rays.
Last year, Jodrell Bank Observatory was placed on the UK Government's shortlist for World Heritage Site status, recognising its important role in research and education.
He was the founder and first Director of The University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire.
Professor Albert Zijlstra, from The University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank Observatory, said the breakthrough changes our view of these superwinds.
MONDAY & TUESDAY Stargazing Live BBC2, 8.30pm Professor Brian Cox and Dara O Briain broadcast live from Jodrell Bank observatory. They showcase breathtaking images from the world's most powerful telescopes and tackle questions like 'why does the moon cause tides?' and 'how do we know where black holes are when they are impossible to see?'.
THE FUTURE of the Jodrell Bank observatory in Cheshire has been secured.
In the March 2nd Nature, Wouter Vlemmings (Jodrell Bank Observatory, England) and two colleagues used the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) to observe a red giant in Aquila known as W43A.
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, president and vice-chancellor of The University of Manchester, said: "I'm absolutely delighted to hear that the Jodrell Bank Observatory site has been assigned World Heritage status by UNESCO.