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Citizen scientists: How amateur scientists are advancing astronomy

Citizen scientists: How amateur scientists are advancing astronomy

This new series hears from passionate citizen scientists to discover more about their contributions and why they do what they do. This week: amateur astronomy.
How Jodrell Bank scooped the space race

How Jodrell Bank scooped the space race

Find out how the Jodrell Bank Observatory teamed up with the Daily Express to steal the first photos of the lunar surface
Black hole ejection behaviour observed by Jodrell Bank telescope array

Black hole ejection behaviour observed by Jodrell Bank telescope array

Material being ejected from a black hole at close to the speed of light has been observed by e-MERLIN
Jodrell Bank observes neutron star collision

Jodrell Bank observes neutron star collision

Manchester astronomers at Jodrell Bank have been part of an international collaboration that have observed a rare and violent stellar event
Soviet ‘Zond 6’ lunar mission audio recording surfaces

Soviet ‘Zond 6’ lunar mission audio recording surfaces

The recording comes from a vital point in the space race
Witnessing the first ‘cosmic sonic boom’

Witnessing the first ‘cosmic sonic boom’

Astronomers at the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics have detected interstellar gamma ray bursts using indirect methods for the first time.

Jodrell Bank telescope to receive £4m from the budget

The government are to give the University of Manchester site funding, allowing important expansion project to move forward

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

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 […]

Jodrell Bank blocks home development plans

Fears of increased signal pollution from new homes behind ruling against 120-home development

Birth of ‘Tatooine’ star system witnessed by astronomers

Stunning images from a series of telescopes show enormous gas clouds in the process of developing into stars

Preview: Live from Jodrell Bank

This summer at Jodrell Bank, the real stars will be gracing the stage, not just the night sky.

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