Astronomers expose the aftermath of a violent merger of neutron stars!
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 […]
First Steps to First Light…
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: Celebrations and Events at 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.
A giant interstellar bubble is being blown in the Andromeda Galaxy!
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.
Top Awards for University of Manchester Astronomers
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.
Get Set, Blast Off this half term!
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.
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.