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Rovers Will Unroll a Telescope on the Moon’s Far Side

IEEE Spectrum - Wed 10 Jul 19

Astronomers need a quiet place to observe the cosmic dawn

Jodrell Bank Observatory honoured with UNESCO World Heritage status

Newscientist - Mon 8 Jul 19

Jodrell Bank Observatory, a world-leading centre for radio astronomy in the UK, has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List

Jodrell Bank gains Unesco World Heritage status

BBC News - Sun 7 Jul 19

The observatory, which tracked US and Russian crafts during the space race, wins Unesco recognition.

Famous Nebula Produces Highest-Energy Light Ever Observed

Gizmodo - Tue 9 Jul 19

A telescope in Tibet consisting of plastic detectors and underground water vat observed the highest-energy light yet—and it came from one of the most famous light sources in the sky.Read more...

What we're listening to: Broken Record and Thom Yorke's 'Anima'

Engadget - Mon 8 Jul 19

In this month's installment of our audio IRL, we're back to podcasts. Deputy Managing Editor Nathan Ingraham embraces the weirdness of Thom Yorke's new album and Senior ...

Jodrell Bank Observatory Named UNESCO World Heritage Site - Mon 8 Jul 19

Jodrell Bank Observatory in England has been named as the UK’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site. Famous as the home of the Lovell Telescope—the world’s third-largest steerable ...

Jodrell Bank observatory is named a Unesco World Heritage site - putting it on a par with Taj Mahal

Daily Mail - Mon 8 Jul 19

The Cheshire observatory, which is owned by the University of Manchester willl 'continue to inspire young scientists and astronomers all over the world', says Heritage minister Rebecca Pow.

Jodrell Bank Observatory Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site

Gizmodo - Sun 7 Jul 19

The Jodrell Bank Observatory, part of the University of Manchester and home of the massive Lovell Telescope and numerous others, has received UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the BBC reported ...

How the Internet kept my favorite musician alive, 20 years later

Arstechnica - Sat 6 Jul 19

Mark Sandman was a prolific creator, performer; vault recordings, bootlegs live on.

An astrophysicist explains one of the most famous album covers of all time

Fastcompany Tech - Fri 12 Jul 19

The University of Manchester’s Patrick Weltevrede writes about Peter Saville’s iconic pulsar design for Joy Division’s “Unknown Pleasures” and what’s ...

Jodrell Bank awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status  

The Engineer - Mon 8 Jul 19

Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire – site of the world-famous Lovell radio telescope – has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status. The observatory, which is owned by Manchester ...