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Kieran O'Brien

Kieran O’Brien

Atmospheric CO2 reaches record highs

The last time levels were this high was three to five million years ago

Flipping amazing: whales and dolphins have “human-like” cultures

Researchers at the University of Manchester, in collaboration with the University of British Columbia, Canada, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Stanford University, United States, have recently published a major new study in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution. It shows that whales and dolphins (Cetaceans) live in tight-knit social groups. […]

Jodrell Bank Observatory nominated for UK’s next candidate for UNESCO World Heritage status

Jodrell Bank set to join illustrious company of world monuments after selection as a candidate for the UNESCO world heritage list

Manchester and 60 years of the space age

As we approach the 60th anniversary of humanity’s first foray into space, we look back on the exciting advancements that Manchester took part in

Cassini’s grand finale

The probe’s historic exploration of Saturn comes to an end

UoM study paves way for treating form of dwarfism

Re-purposed drug yields hopeful results

University of Manchester-owned radio telescope given Grade I listed status

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Lovell Telescope’s ‘first light’ — the point at which the famous radio telescope was first used to collect radio signals from the far reaches of the universe — at the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire. To mark the anniversary, six structures at the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics […]