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What we do
There are a range of options at different levels to study astrophysics at The University of Manchester.
Our Centre is the astronomical research centre at the University and occupies three locations.
We are involved in the operation and support of a number of facilities, including e-MERLIN.
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Challenging Einstein’s greatest theory with extreme stars
16-year long experiment to challenge Einstein’s theory of general relativity.
Detecting Nanohertz Gravitational-wave background
Detailed analysis of the since-long sought gravitational wave background
Future Leaders Fellowship recipients
Dr Laura Wolz is one of two researchers selected from the Faculty of Science and Engineering.
Astronomers solve 900-year-old cosmic mystery surrounding Chinese supernova of 1181AD.
Explore the JBCA
Our research covers a wide range of topics, including the Sun, stars, exoplanets, pulsars, galaxies and cosmology.
The story of Jodrell Bank began in 1945 when Bernard Lovell came to the University to observe cosmic rays.
Find details of the academic, research and administrative staff members in our Centre.