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A great astronomer and physicist of our generation, Sir Bernard Lovell, died on August 6 at the age of 98-years-old.
Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire has been selected to take part in a project to build the world's biggest radio telescope.
The Jodrell Bank telescope has been secured for the "medium and long term future", the University of Manchester said yesterday.
Funding for one of the world's leading radio astronomy centers has now been secured, according to Manchester University, the siteâ€™s owner.
Jodrell Bank Observatory -- The Jodrell Bank Observatory, near Macclesfield, Cheshire in the north west of England is a part of the University of Manchester. It has played an important part in the research into quasars and pulsars, as well as the first detection of a gravitational lens in 1979, confirming one of Einstein's theories. It was established in 1945 by Dr. Bernard Lovell, who wanted to investigate cosmic rays after his work on radar in World War II. The first radio...
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