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One Giant Leap: Talk and Tour

6 Jun, 2019 - 5 Sep, 2019

1:30pm – 4pm. Various dates.
July 2019 will mark 50 years since humans first set foot on another celestial body. In this, the 50th anniversary year of the moon landing, we’re sharing the incredible story of Jodrell Bank’s role in the race to the Moon.

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Lovell Lecture: Professor Tim O’Brien

20 Jun, 2019

Jodrell Bank Observatory helped pioneer the exploration of the invisible Universe using radio waves instead of visible light. Using radio telescopes, astronomers have discovered previously undreamt things – quasars powered by gigantic black holes; pulsars flashing like cosmic lighthouses; gravitational lenses distorting space-time; even the fading glow of the Big Bang.

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Summer Solstice Weekend

22 Jun, 2019 - 23 Jun, 2019

11am – 4pm. Saturday and Sunday.
Visit us on 22nd or 23rd June and take part in our fun, family activities celebrating the longest day of the year, the summer solstice.

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18 Jul, 2019 - 21 Jul, 2019

Set against a backdrop of the iconic Lovell Telescope, bluedot combines a truly stellar line-up of music with a ground-breaking programme of live science experiments, expert talks and immersive artworks.

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Summer Holidays: Moon rock and meteorites

29 Jul, 2019 - 30 Aug, 2019

11am – 4pm. Every day.
Seeing is believing! Have a look at pieces of the Moon brought back by Apollo astronauts as well as the chance to hold some space rocks!

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