This section brings together the very latest posts related to scientific developments, heritage and cultural activities here at Jodrell Bank.
Its ‘Black Hole’ Friday!
Amidst the frenzy of Black Friday, don’t forget to support the gift shop at Jodrell Bank. All profits raised from purchases in our shop are reinvested into supporting our mission to inspire the scientists of the future.
Audio archive of Soviet Zond 6 lunar mission released by Jodrell Bank
Last week, we released the audio recordings from a Soviet space mission from almost exactly fifty years ago, just as the race to the Moon was approaching the finish line.
FREE Admission from 3 – 9 December with a National Lottery Ticket!
Thank You Week is back! From 3 – 9 December, we will be taking part in the Heritage Lottery Fund’s #ThanksToYou campaign by offering FREE ADMISSION to all our visitors who play the National Lottery.
Watching the skies at our Family Stargazing night…
To celebrate the changing of the seasons, we held our first Family Stargazing Night of the year last Saturday.
Girls Night Out at Jodrell Bank
Last Thursday we hosted another Girls Night Out event here at Jodrell Bank…
Operation Earth at Jodrell Bank
This summer, we partnered up with the Association for Science and Discovery Centres and the Natural Environment Research Council to engage our visitors with a host of fun and fact-packed shows and activities exploring the world of environmental science.
What’s on this autumn?
As the seasons start to change and summer turns to autumn, we’re looking forward to a host of exciting new events…
Maintenance work on the Lovell Telescope
Visitors to the Discovery Centre will notice that the Lovell Telescope is currently undergoing some maintenance work. A number of significant tasks are being undertaken: painting, steelwork repairs at the top of one of the supporting towers, and replacement of the original 1957 surface.
That was bluedot 2018!
From 19-22 July, we welcomed more than 18,000 festival-goers to Jodrell Bank for a packed celebration of science, music, art and discovery.
Art meets Science at bluedot 2018
This year’s bluedot (19-22 July) has an incredible line-up and the arts and culture programming is bigger than ever.