ITV NEWS: How Jodrell Bank is leading the way in our planet's search for life in space

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Release date: 13/3/2019

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If aliens are sending messages to us here on Earth, a team in Cheshire will soon be in charge of the biggest listening device on the planet.

The radio telescope at Jodrell Bank has been at the centre of a host of space discoveries for decades. Now, a deal has been signed to build a telescope so big it'll spread over two continents.

Thousands of dishes will be built in South Africa and Australia. But they'll be run from Jodrell.

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TitleHow Jodrell Bank is leading the way in our planet's search for life in space
Media name/outletITV News
Media typeTelevision
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date13/03/19
DescriptionIf aliens are sending messages to us here on Earth, a team in Cheshire will soon be in charge of the biggest listening device on the planet.

The radio telescope at Jodrell Bank has been at the centre of a host of space discoveries for decades. Now, a deal has been signed to build a telescope so big it'll spread over two continents.

Thousands of dishes will be built in South Africa and Australia. But they'll be run from Jodrell.
URLhttps://www.itv.com/news/granada/2019-03-13/how-jodrell-bank-is-leading-the-way-in-our-planets-search-for-life-in-space/
PersonsAnna Scaife