Monday, February 16, 2009

In Praise of Jodrell Bank

Jodrell Bank was one of the instruments that excited my imagination back when I was a junior member of the astronomical society. Ms. Sandwalk and I are thinking of visiting the Lake District in England. She would be delighted to take a side trip to see Jodrell Bank.

The photos of the main telescope almost convinced me to be an astronomer—but then I found out that biology was much more challenging!

Mark has posted an article In Praise of Jodrell Bank on Cosmic Variance.


  1. Let us know if and when you're going to the Lake District. My family have a house there and I can give you some tips!

  2. This UK government petition may interest you: