This section brings together the very latest posts related to scientific developments, heritage and cultural activities here at Jodrell Bank.
A most extraordinary coincidence: The first experiment at Jodrell Bank
The first scientific experiment at Jodrell Bank took place 75 years ago; from an army radar trailer, on a damp and icy Friday afternoon on the 14th December 1945.
The Stargazer’s Gift Guide
Looking for a gift for a budding astronomer? We’ve put together The Stargazer’s Gift Guide with a range of gift ideas suitable for a mix of budgets and abilities…
Operation Earth is back at Jodrell Bank!
The popular national programme to engage school-aged children and their families with climate change and environmental science kicks off today on Youth Climate Action Day.
It’s Black Hole Friday!
Our very own Black Hole Friday returns with a range of great discounts on some of our most popular products in the Jodrell Bank Gift Shop
Apply to Take Part in our Virtual Science Clubs!
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is taking part in Operation Earth 2 and we’re looking for primary schools or other organisations to help us run a series of virtual science clubs! Funded by the Natural Environment Research Council and supported by the Association of Science and Discovery Centres, Operation Earth aims to engage children and their […]
New: Astronomical Face Masks made from Recycled Materials!
We’re delighted to launch a new range of exclusive re-usable facemasks featuring constellations, planets and galaxy designs, created in partnership with ReWearable Clothing, a unique upcycling business based in Darwen near Blackburn.
Looking for an exciting new role? Want to share your passion for science with others? It’s a great time to join the award-winning Jodrell Bank Engagement Team.
Jodrell Bank receives financial boost from Culture Recovery Fund
We’re thrilled to announce today that we have received £125,600 from the Culture Recovery Fund to support us through the impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Half Term at Jodrell Bank
Half Term has arrived and our outdoor areas are open all week long for families to explore and enjoy.
First Light Pavilion reaches major construction milestone
A major construction milestone was reached last week as our new First Light Pavilion saw its impressive concrete dome roof installed.