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Bernard Lovell's telescope

Duration: 06:38

Sir Bernard Lovell explains to Patrick Moore the great difficulties he faced building the large radio telescope at Jodrell Bank. When it was finished in 1957, the telescope, now called the Lovell Telescope, was the largest steerable dish radio telescope in the world.

Available since: Wed 1 Sep 2010


Patrick Moore
Sir Bernard Lovell

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The Sky at Night A Tribute to Sir Bernard Lovell

Sir Bernard Lovell talks to Patrick Moore.

First broadcast: 18 Oct 1981

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