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Science Show: From Sputnik to Supernovae

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Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK11 9DL

Tel: 01477 571766

Science Show: From Sputnik to Supernovae

Prices

FREE with general admission

About

Join Jodrell Bank this summer as they celebrate 60 years of the Lovell Telescope in a brand new live science show.

In this whistle-stop tour of space science, you’ll discover the incredible story of the almighty Lovell telescope from its ‘first light’ in 1957, through to its ground-breaking research into pulsars and supernovae today.

Along the way, you’ll discover how the Lovell tracked Sputnik 1 and monitored the landing module of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and you’ll get to explore the telescope’s more elusive and secretive work during the cold war.

Full of fun experiments and interactive demonstrations, Jodrell Bank’s fun and fact-packed live science shows are perfect for all the family.

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Opening Times

Science Show (31 July 2017 - 1 Sept 2017)
DayTimes
Monday11:30
14:30
Tuesday11:30
14:30
Wednesday11:30
14:30
Thursday11:30
14:30
Friday11:30
14:30
Bank Holiday11:30
14:30

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