John Womersley

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Name: John Womersley
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Oxford Cryosystems helps push the boundaries of the known universe

Senior management from Oxfordshire-based business Oxford Cryosystems are celebrating their involvement in a global project to create what will eventually become the largest and most sensitive radio telescope on earth. Directors Richard Glazer and Alex ... [Published Catapult - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Precision engineering firm MBO

TweetHuddersfield-based Sanderson Precision Engineering, which employs 17 people, has been the subject of a management buy-out. Founded in 1954, the company makes parts for the pharmaceutical, leisure, oil and gas and automotive sectors.The MBO team is ... [Published Machinery Market - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Britain gives R2bn for SKA radio telescope construction

The award of the money was announced on March 11 by British Science Minister David Willetts at the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, England, which is also the site of the international SKA Organisation’s head office. “This is a really exciting announcement ... [Published Engineering News - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Government’s ‘visionary’ projects

TweetTwo large-scale investments worth a total of £265 million, were announced last week by Universities and Science Minister David Willetts at the Jodrell Bank observatory in Cheshire. The first of these is the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), which will ... [Published Machinery Market - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Signal from ‘dawn of time’ helps explain the birth of the universe

A telescope mounted in the frozen wastes of Antarctica has managed to read a signal “from the dawn of time”, one that fills in crucial gaps in our understanding of how the universe formed.It at once helps confirm theories of why the cosmos looks the way ... [Published Irish Times - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists detect waves of gravity, solving Big Bang puzzle

Waves of gravity that rippled through space right after the Big Bang have been detected for the first time, in a landmark discovery that adds to our understanding of how the universe was born, US scientists said Monday.The waves were produced in a rapid ... [Published PM News Nigeria - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Big Bang Discovery: 'The Most Significant For Years' Says British Physicist Dr Chris Lintott

A leading British physicist has hailed the discovery of evidence of cosmic inflation as "the most significant discovery for years"."It's hugely exciting," said Dr Chris Lintott, from Oxford University."It's exciting for observers because it provides a ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Neutrons, exoplanets and SKA: how to invest £300m

The radio telescope at the University of Manchester Jodrell Bank in Cheshire Photograph: Christopher Thomond At Jodrell Bank on Tuesday, the government committed £165m to the European Spallation Source (ESS), which is being built in Lund, Sweden. It also ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pupils reach for the moon with 4.3billion year old meteorite

PUPILS at a Durham City school got the chance to handle moon rock and meteorites.Durham High School for Girls worked with an educational pack that included a 1.2 billion year old piece of Mars and a 4.3 billion year old nickel meteorite as part of a hands-on ... [Published Advertiser Series - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 2 reports

Funding boost for international science, including SKA

The British government has announced a massive GBP300 million (US$469 million) investment in cutting-edge science projects.The massive funding injection described by Science Minister David Willetts last Monday goes beyond the country's borders and will ... [Published University World News - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

£100m boost for Jodrell Bank project

Observatory near Holmes Chapel receives funding towards creating largest telescope in the worldA cutting-edge science project at Jodrell Bank Observatory near Holmes Chapel is to be given a £100m boost by the Government.The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) ... [Published Crewe Chronicle - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 4 reports

Government to announce new investment for UK science

Universities and Science Minister David Willetts will announce a significant new package of investment for cutting-edge science projects during a speech at the University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre this afternoon (Tuesday).Among the ... [Published University of Manchester - Mar 11 2014]

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Oxford Cryosystems helps push the boundaries of... [Published Catapult - Apr 08 2014]
Precision engineering firm MBO [Published Machinery Market - Apr 01 2014]
Britain gives R2bn for SKA radio telescope cons... [Published Engineering News - Mar 28 2014]
Government’s ‘visionary’ projects [Published Machinery Market - Mar 20 2014]
Signal from ‘dawn of time’ helps explain the bi... [Published Irish Times - Mar 19 2014]
Scientists detect waves of gravity, solving Big... [Published PM News Nigeria - Mar 17 2014]
Scientists find echoes of the Big Bang [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Mar 17 2014]
Big Bang echo: scientists find 'signal from daw... [Published Telegraph - Mar 17 2014]
Big Bang Discovery: 'The Most Significant For Y... [Published Huffington Post UK - Mar 17 2014]
Neutrons, exoplanets and SKA: how to invest £300m [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 15 2014]
Pupils reach for the moon with 4.3billion year ... [Published Advertiser Series - Mar 15 2014]
Funding boost for international science, includ... [Published University World News - Mar 13 2014]
Swindon based science council backs £265m inves... [Published Swindon Link - Mar 12 2014]
£100m boost for Jodrell Bank project [Published Crewe Chronicle - Mar 12 2014]
Government to announce new investment for UK sc... [Published University of Manchester - Mar 11 2014]
Radio Telescope Takes Off with £119M Contributi... [Published SpaceRef - Mar 11 2014]
Britain's R2-billion boost for the Square Kilom... [Published Polity.org.za - Mar 11 2014]
Britain's R2-billion boost for the Square Kilom... [Published Engineering News - Mar 11 2014]
This Is How The Worldâs Largest Radio Telescope... [Published Universe Today - Nov 06 2013]
Higgs Particle Helps Bag the UK a Nobel Prize [Published SpaceRef - Oct 08 2013]
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