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Jodrell Bank Observatory, United Kingdom

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  • InfoTheme: The development of radio astronomy
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    Date: 2015-02-05 14:47:10
    Author(s): Clive Ruggles

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Jodrell Bank exemplifies the international development of radio astronomy as a major scientific discipline which has transformed our understanding of the universe. The iconic Lovell Telescope, an extraordinary feat of engineering, was the first large fully steerable radio telescope in the world, and at the time of its construction the largest radio telescope on the planet.


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