Farewell to Sir Bernard Lovell

The funeral has taken place of the radio astronomer Sir Bernard Lovell.

Sir Bernard died earlier this month at the age of 98. He was the founder of the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire and built telescopes that are famous throughout British science and engineering.

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Sir Bernard Lovell funeral

The funeral of radio astronomer Sir Bernard Lovell, will take place today. Sir Bernard was the founder of the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire and helped build a 76 metre telescope - famous throughout British science and engineering.