Big Telescopes week 28 Jul to 1 Aug

10:00 28 July - 17:00 1 August 2014

Radio telescopes, like the Lovell Telescope are powerful devices that scan the sky collecting radio wave data from objects such as galaxies and stars. Our hands on activities will…

The Rocket Show 4 to 8 Aug

10:00 4 - 17:00 8 August 2014

Join us for our explainer-led interactive show exploring how rockets get into space, what would happen if we didn't wear a space suit and watch as we launch some rockets of our own.…

Mission to Mars 11 to 15 Aug

10:00 11 - 17:00 15 August 2014

Do you have what it takes to complete our Mission to Mars challenge? You will send your mars rover on a journey through the rough terrain. Along the way you will have to tackle some…

Mission to Mars 18 to 22 Aug

10:00 18 - 17:00 22 August 2014

Do you have what it takes to complete our Mission to Mars challenge? You will send your mars rover on a journey through the rough terrain. Along the way you will have to tackle some…

Sarah Fielden Seminar Series: Metaphors of the meltdown: an educational deconstruction of the narratives of the great recession

17:00 - 18:30 10 September 2014

The ways in which notions like the ‘learning society’ and the ‘knowledge economy’ re-draw educational philosophy, policy and practice will be examined, starting from the 1980s and tracing…

Lovell Lecture

19:30 - 21:00 18 September 2014

Prof. Albert Zijilstra– Director, Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics Planetary nebulae: reflections of the dying Sun The Sun will not live forever. Several billion years from now,…