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Jodrell Bank
Home of the world's third-largest steerable radio telescope & the e-MERLIN National Facility. Part of the University of Manchester.
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Jodrell Bank 17h
Our astronomers at JBCA have been very busy - helping LOFAR discover hundreds of thousands of new galaxies in a small patch of sky.
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helen carlin Feb 18
Fabulous day@jodrellbank radio telescope. Sixty plus years old and still able to look 13.75 billion years back in time! So much to learn from 'meet the expert' and about science history.
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Chester, Cheshire & Beyond Feb 18
Do something a little different this half term and join one of their daily Telescope Walking Tours 📡 A fascinating, up-close insight into the history and its ground-breaking research. Until Feb 22nd. Buy your tickets online, in advance>
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bluedot Feb 18
T-minus 150 days 'til lift off 🚀 Final Release 3 tickets on sale now. Book from just £59 with our Flexible Deposit tickets, and then pay the rest off by 1 May.
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bluedot Feb 15
Revealing our new Flexible Deposit tickets for bluedot 2019. Book now from just £59, and pay the rest off by 1 May. Release 3 tickets are flying out. A weekend of discovery awaits you with 3-D, , , , .
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SquareKilometreArray Feb 13
Our Central Signal Processor (CSP) consortium will wrap up its work in a few days, but what will CSP mean for science? We spoke to two of the astronomers involved in designing the Pulsar Search & Pulsar Timing sub-elements to find out more!
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Visit Manchester Feb 12
This half term (16-22 Feb) join for 'Get Set, Blast Off!', a fun-filled rocket trip into space! 🗼 Under 7s can explore the solar system, playing lots of games along the way. Sessions last around 20 minutes and are free with general admission:
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St Gregory's Primary, Lydiate Feb 13
Y2 have had an exciting day learning all about space, constellations and life as an astronaut! 🚀🔭🌎💫
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The Rogue Astronaut Feb 12
New Blog Post: "Our place in the Universe – Visiting Jodrell Bank"
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Jodrell Bank Feb 12
Excellent banner! 😍
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The Jodcast Feb 11
Join us this February as we ''Try turning it Off and On Again!''
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Red Knight Feb 11
Lovely cycle out to today. Best cafe/food in Cheshire and the most unique setting. Perfect day!
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Jodrell Bank Feb 11
⚡️ “UN's International Day of Women and Girls in Science”
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Jodrell Bank Feb 11
Replying to @NatStephen
We'll be celebrating another 10 inspirational at our next event on 8th March, . Come along and join in, we'll be welcoming as our guest speaker! Find out more and book tickets here:
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Jodrell Bank Feb 11
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10. Ritu Karidhal, Rocket Scientist. Karidhal played a lead role in India's Mars Orbiter Mission, Manglayaan, which made India the 4th country to reach Mars. She is now working on Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the Moon.
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Jodrell Bank Feb 11
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9. Nergis Mavalvala, Astrophysicist. Mavalvala's work helped to detect gravitational waves for the very first time. Gravitational waves are ripples in the fabric of space-time and been predicted by Einstein's 1915 General Theory of Relativity.
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Jodrell Bank Feb 11
Replying to @NASA
8. Adriana Ocampo, Planetary geologist. Ocampo is the Science Programme Manager at . Her research led to the discovery of a huge crater created by a meteorite 65 million years ago. She is also lead scientist on missions to explore Pluto, Jupiter and Venus.
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Jodrell Bank Feb 11
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7. Aglaonice, Astronomer. Aglaonice's observations of the Grecian night sky in the 1st or 2nd century BCE enabled her to predict movements of the Moon, including lunar eclipses. Many thought she was a sorceress or a witch!
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Jodrell Bank Feb 11
Replying to @OfficialUoM
6. Julia Tizard, Commercial Spaceflight. Tisard has an astrophysics degree and PhD from the University of Manchester . She is Vice President of Virgin Galactic, a commercial spacecraft company.
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Jodrell Bank Feb 11
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5. Mary Almond, Physicist. In 1947, during her degree, Almond joined a team of volunteers at Jodrell Bank. She went on to study for a PhD detecting meteors using radar systems and became one of the first computer science lecturers in the UK.
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