File: Department of Radio-Astronomy

Scope and Content

Mostly correspondence with the directors of the Jodrell Bank Observatory (Bernard Lovell and Francis Graham Smith). Subjects include: the Jodrell Bank Concourse Centre, including a 1982 review; a Science Research Council assessment of grants to the Observatory; reaction to a study of the Observatory's research by the Sussex University Science Policy Research Unit; purchase of buildings and farmland in the vicinity of the Observatory; the MTRLI project. Also included is a copy of the 1951 engineers report on the Paraboloid telescope, presumably in connection with plans to change the lifts in this telescope.

Former reference: 707

Related Material

See also JBA and files VCA/7/720, 734-738, 920, and 951.