Active Stamp collector and recently into Post Crossing. Any missing UNESCO heritage site card in my wish list is welcome from country of origin or otherwise. And available card chosen from my Flickr Album will be mailed back. Please contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Jodrell Bank Observatory,UK.
Located in a rural area of northwest England, free from radio interference, Jodrell Bank is one of the world's leading radio astronomy observatories. At the beginning of its use, in 1945, the property housed research on cosmic rays detected by radar echoes. This observatory, which is still in operation, includes several radio telescopes and working buildings, including engineering sheds and the Control Building. Jodrell Bank has had substantial scientific impact in fields such as the study of meteors and the moon, the discovery of quasars, quantum optics, and the tracking of spacecraft. This exceptional technological ensemble illustrates the transition from traditional optical astronomy to radio astronomy (1940s to 1960s), which led to radical changes in the understanding of the universe. Date of Inscription: 2019 Ref: 1594- (Unesco Whs)
Thank you Julia for the beautiful card and nice stamp. 2019 stamp- World War II - The 75th Anniversary of D-Day