Jodrell Bank named Unesco World Heritage

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The late Sir Bernard Lovell, inventor of the Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire (Picture: PA) At the forefront of astronomical research since 1945, the Jodrell Bank Observatory has been declared a Unesco World Heritage Site. The site in Cheshire is part of the University of Manchester. Jodrell Bank is the home of the Lovell Telescope, the world’s third largest steerable radio telescope. The coveted listing recognises Jodrell Bank’s role in transforming our understanding of the universe...

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