The countdown to bluedot began a while ago, and with suspense building, there’s 8 weeks to go till the return of our award-winning festival bluedot (18-21 July), so now’s the perfect time for families to start planning their trip.

Designed by the award-winning TV gardener Chris Beardshaw, in collaboration with Jodrell Bank’s Professor Tim O’Brien, the Galaxy Garden has been a real highlight of the Jodrell Bank gardens for the last 7 years.

This summer’s bluedot festival falls on the 50th anniversary of the historic 1969 Moon Landing and we’re thrilled to announce the first phase of our mind-blowing Moon-themed line-up! Taking place 18-21 July 2019 our multi award-winning festival will bring a summer of celebrations honouring the moment humankind stepped foot on another celestial body and celebrating Jodrell Bank’s unique […]

Astronomers from around the world have combined radio telescopes on five continents, including at Jodrell Bank, to prove the existence of  jets (narrow streams of material that emerge from the aftermath of a violent collision of neutron stars). Neutron stars are ultra-dense stars, roughly the same mass as the Sun, but similar in size to a […]

We’re thrilled to announce that work on our highly anticipated First Light Project will begin later this month with preparatory landscaping taking place in the gardens of Jodrell Bank.

Moon Landing 50th will run throughout 2019 and is set to include a wealth of events and activities to engage our visitors and communities with this important anniversary.

An international team of astrophysicists, including researchers from Jodrell Bank, have discovered that a remarkable star has been continuously erupting, on an annual basis, for millions of years.

Two University of Manchester astronomers have been awarded some of the Royal Astronomical Society’s (RAS) most prestigious prizes for their research and work in the field.

Visit Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre this February Half Term and get set to blast off with our out of this world shows, sessions, tours and activities.

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.