Repairs for historic telescope

A 1960s radio telescope which has sat rusting at the University of Kent for years is being given a new lease of life by A-Level students.

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New life for radio telescope

A group of students from Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys in Canterbury is to restore an ancient radio telescope and use it to study the sun.

David Johns reports, talking to John Batchelor from the University of Kent, students Theodorakis Dimitrios & James Hylands, plus scientist Dr Geoff Macdonald and teacher Becky Parker

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