Richards said: "This was the first time for this project that we folded in data from the 76m-diameter Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank
, which is the heart of the e-MERLIN array.
1 million for Jodrell Bank
, home to the Grade I-listed Lovell Telescope and the only remaining site in the world which showcases the entire story of the development of radio astronomy.
This relatively modest telescope has been used to observe the Crab pulsar almost daily for 31 years, during which time the pulsar has rotated 30 billion times, and Jodrell Bank
has kept count of every rotation.
centre director Prof Albert Zijlstra said: "In much of the UK the night sky is now too bright to be able to see the Milky Way.
is dominated by the 250ft (76m) Lovell Telescope, conceived by Sir Bernard.
He was the founder and first Director of The University of Manchester's Jodrell Bank
Observatory in Cheshire.
And former Jam man Paul Weller became a victim of the poor weather when a gig at Jodrell Bank
in Cheshire was cancelled after heavy rain.
PAUL WELLER will be performing alongside GRAHAM COXON and GOMEZ in the shadow of the giant Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank
, Cheshire, on June 24.
30pm Professor Brian Cox and Dara O Briain broadcast live from Jodrell Bank
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IT is one of the largest telescopes in the world, and has been used to track moon missions, Mars probes, satellites and black holes.
3BILLION project to build the world's biggest radio telescope will have its HQ at Britain's Jodrell Bank
The winner was the observatory at Jodrell Bank
in Cheshire, the centre for radio astronomy run by the University of Manchester.