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By ALAN WESTON TWO cutting-edge science centres are to be created at the Daresbury campus after the Government announced a pounds 65m investment.
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.
Britain could soon face a major setback in their involvement in one of the biggest space missions yet, as funding for UK-led experiments on the ExoMars rover and lander is to be cut by 25% in their key development phase.
A world class science project in Britain, dubbed â€˜Aliceâ€™, is in jeopardy of being moved to the U.S. or Russia due to cuts in Britainâ€™s science budget.
Britain has now been fully reinstated as member of the Gemini Observatory after a $160 million budget shortfall temporarily suspended the countryâ€™s membership.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).