VARIOUS NATIONAL MEDIA: Jodrell Bank could become Unesco world heritage site as Lovell Telescope recognised

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The University of Manchester's site in Cheshire, home to its famous Lovell Telescope, has been selected as the next UK candidate to go forward for nomination to Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) as a World Heritage Site.

Period12 Oct 2017 → 12 Oct 2017

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Media coverage

  • TitleJodrell Bank Observatory aims to become World Heritage Site
    Media name/outleti News
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date12/10/17
    DescriptionThe Jodrell Bank Observatory is aiming to join Stonehenge and the Taj Mahal in gaining coveted World Heritage Site status.
    URLhttps://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/science/jodrell-bank-observatory-aims-become-world-heritage-site/
    PersonsTeresa Anderson, Timothy O'Brien
  • TitleIs Jodrell Bank a world star? Observatory bids to stand alongside the Taj Mahal and Great Barrier Reef as a World Heritage Site
    Media name/outletMail Online
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date12/10/17
    DescriptionIt is Britain’s most famous observatory, where scientists have spent 60 years searching the skies for signals from outer space.

    But yesterday it emerged that Jodrell Bank in Cheshire is bidding to stand alongside India’s Taj Mahal and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef as one of the most important places on earth.

    The observatory, which is home to the iconic Lovell radio telescope, is hoping to be named a World Heritage Site.
    URLwww.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4971978/Jodrell-Bank-bids-World-Heritage-Site.html
    PersonsTeresa Anderson, Timothy O'Brien, Brian Cox
  • TitleJodrell Bank bids for Unesco World Heritage status
    Media name/outletBBC News Online
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date12/10/17
    DescriptionJodrell Bank Observatory has been selected as the latest UK candidate for World Heritage status.
    URLwww.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-41585372
    PersonsTeresa Anderson
  • TitleJodrell Bank could become Unesco world heritage site as Lovell Telescope recognised
    Media name/outletThe Express
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date12/10/17
    DescriptionThe University of Manchester's site in Cheshire, home to its famous Lovell Telescope, has been selected as the next UK candidate to go forward for nomination to Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) as a World Heritage Site.
    URLwww.express.co.uk/news/uk/865605/Jodrell-Bank-observatory-manchester-university-unesco-cheshire-lovell
    PersonsTeresa Anderson

Keywords

  • Jodrell Bank
  • astronomy
  • UNESCO
  • World Heritage sites