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The story of Jodrell Bank.

Sir Bernard Lovell

The story of Jodrell Bank.

by Sir Bernard Lovell

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


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Visiting by car: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre can be found just off the A between Holmes Chapel and Alderley Edge, clearly signposted along the nearby roads with brown signs. We are approximately 6 miles from Junction 18 of the M6. Sat Nav users SK11 9DW4/5. The first images on my cathode ray tube at Jodrell Bank How Jodrell Bank began Early days at Jodrell Bank and the Park Royal 96 Work on transient echoes and a letter from TL Eckersley 99

Ian Morison related the story of Jodrell Bank and for many of us it was a journey down Memory Lane. It all started in Bernard Lovell was asked to advise on radar at Staxton Wold, near Scarborough and he noticed some unexplained noise on the equipment. The Jodrell Bank Observatory contains numerous examples of physical evidence of the international interchange of ideas at a significant time in history, as the new science of radio astronomy and the space age developed during the ss. Jodrell Bank is a symbol of international scientific collaboration and exchange of ideas and values.

In this volume the creator and director of Jodrell Bank, the world's largest radio telescope, tells the fascinating story behind the building of this huge telescope. Though the telescope is popularly known for tracking and communicating with man-made satellites, its prime function is the study of the universe by means of radio waves emitted by Author: Bernard Lovell.   - Sir Bernard, who died in a wrote about his work in his book The Story of Jodrell Bank. It covers the period from December , when Jodrell Bank was just a .


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OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages illustrations, portraits 25 cm: Contents: Introduction --Origins of Jodrell Bank --Growth --Fairground --First large aerials --Radio astronomy --Dreams --New start --Lobbying --Land troubles --Design of the telescope --Foundations of the telescope --First financial crisis --Railway tracks and power --Telescope control system and the control.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Illus. on lining papers. Description: xvi, pages 22 plates, illustrations, facsimiles, portrait 25 cm. The History of Jodrell Bank. The story of Jodrell Bank begins in when Bernard Lovell came to the University of Manchester to observe cosmic rays.

A quiet observing site was required and the University's botanical station at a little known place called Jodrell Bank, 20. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH City London Donor bwb External-identifierPages: The Jodrell Bank Observatory (originally the Jodrell Bank Experimental Station and from tothe Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories; / ˈ dʒ ɒ d r əl /) hosts a number of radio telescopes, and is part of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at the University of observatory was established in by Bernard Lovell, a radio astronomer at the University of Location: Lower Withington, United Kingdom.

The story of Jodrell Bank Hardcover – January 1, by Bernard Lovell (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Cited by: ‘The Story of Jodrell Bank’ Exhibition.

1st – 31st August Jodrell Bank has held centre stage in radio astronomy since its beginnings 70 years ago, and it continues to make scientific discoveries which challenge our knowledge and understanding of the Universe. The Story of Jodrell Bank. Author: Lovell, Bernard Publisher: Harper & Row Binding: Hard Cover / Cloth Spine Book Condition: Very Good+ Jacket Condition: Very Good+.

First American Edition. Index. B/w photos. Photographic endpapers. "Research Seller Rating: % positive. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The History of Jodrell Bank The story of Jodrell Bank begins in when Bernard Lovell came to The University of Manchester to observe cosmic rays.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). March — Jodrell Bank becomes the centre of the World's largest scale model of the Solar System as part of the Spaced Out project. [26]September — Jodrell Bank wins the BBC's online competition to find the UK's greatest "Unsung Landmark".

(Jodrell Bank definitely exists in Doctor Who world, having been referenced in stories including ’s The Tenth Planet, ’s The Poison Sky and ’s The Eleventh Hour.)Author: Morgan Jeffery. The Story of Jodrell Bank.

Bernard and Row, New York, xvi + pp., illus. $Author: G. McVittie. "The story of the emergence of Jodrell Bank as a scientific establishment and the development of a new technique for studying the universe--radio astronomy--told by the man without whose determination, energy and faith the project would not have succeeded."-The Good Book Guide5/5(1).

Photography. The University allows photography in the public areas of Jodrell Bank for personal use only. If you would like to request permission for any other type of photography or use, please contact the Discovery Centre.

Jodrell Bank, Macclesfield, United Kingdom. 19K likes. Jodrell Bank is part of the University of Manchester. It operates the Lovell Telescope and e-MERLIN, the UK's national radio astronomy facility/5(). Even though this telescope could only survey that part of the sky that came near to the zenith, its great sucess led Lovell to seek funds for the building of a telescope of similar size which could be used to observe all of the sky visible at the latitude of Jodrell Bank - so the story of the building of the MK1, ft Radio telescope began.

Greenfield Primary School. We had a fantastic day at Jodrell Bank and learnt a lot about space. Jodrell Bank Thousands of inquisitive minds are expected to descend on Jodrell Bank Blue Planet discussion to kick off this year's Bluedot festival Jodrell Bank The eco-friendly science and music festival will look at the issue of plastic in our oceans.Find out when How Britain Won the Space Race: The Story of Bernard Lovell and Jodrell Bank - Timeshift is on TV.

Episode guide, trailer, review, preview, cast list and where to stream it on demand Actors: Maxine Peake, Chloe Penman, Michael Poole.The University allows photography in the public areas of Jodrell Bank for personal use only.

If you would like to request permission for any other type of photography or use, please contact the Discovery Centre.