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The Big Bang!

A free talk exploring the origin and evolution of the Universe


96% of the Universe is made up of Dark Matter and Dark Energy. Find out what this is and learn how our understanding of the origin and evolution of the Universe is constantly changing. With Ian Morison, Jodrell Bank Observatory. FREE


Speaker(s):

Dr Ian Morison | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

20 January 2005 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

The Manchester Museum
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
0161 275 8767
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/museum

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Tickets:

Free

Available from:

To book call 0161 275 8788

Additional Information:

The Museum is open:

  • Monday to Saturday 10am – 5pm
  • Sundays and Bank Holidays 11am – 4pm

The Manchester Museum is on Oxford Road, Manchester

How to Get Here

By Bus
  • From Piccadilly Gardens to Oxford Road -- services 11, 16, 41, 42
By Rail
  • From Piccadilly Station, walk to Piccadilly Gardens and take a bus.
  • From Victoria Station, bus 47, 190 or 191 going away from the city centre.
  • From Oxford Road, any bus heading south of the city.
By Car
  • Parking
    Cecil Street (off Lloyd Street) £3 before 1pm, £2 after. Booth Street East (multi-storey car park) £1 up to 2 hours, £2 up to 4 hours. There is a further car park at Booth Street West. Parking before 5pm costs £3 minimum. This car park is often full by 9:30am.
  • From M56 [the South: Chester, Birmingham, Wales]
    At motorway end, continue along A5103 Princess Parkway for 4 miles. Turn right at traffic lights signed Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester Museum, Universities (Royal Brewery at these lights) onto Moss Lane East.. At first set of traffic lights (Polish church on your left) turn left onto Lloyd St. North and right at second set of lights onto Booth St. West. Continue straight across Oxford Road traffic lights to Booth St. East to the car park on your right hand side.
  • From A57M (Mancunian Way) [Stretford/Deansgate end]
    Take the second exit signed Whitworth Art Gallery/Manchester Museum. Keep in right hand lane and take third exit on roundabout. Continue straight ahead until Museum sign reappears at Royal Brewery. Turn left at these lights onto Moss Lane East. At first set of traffic lights (with Polish church on your left) turn left onto Lloyd St North and right at second set of lights onto Booth St. West. Continue straight over Oxford Road traffic lights to Booth St. East to the car park on your right hand side.
  • From A57M (Mancunian Way) [Ancoats/London Road end]
    Take the second exit off the Mancunian Way (A57M) onto Higher Cambridge St. Turn left at the next set of traffic lights onto Booth St. West. Continue straight over Oxford Rd. traffic lights onto Booth St. East to the car park on your right hand side.
  • From Ardwick Green Roundabout (Apollo theatre)
    Take the Brunswick St. exit signed Manchester Museum to the junction with Oxford Rd. (you will be facing the Museum).Turn right and then right at the first set of traffic lights onto Booth St. East to the car park on your right.
  • From Victoria Station
    Onto Deansgate passing Kendals on your right.Turn left at traffic lights (adjacent to Daisy and Tom’s) onto John Dalton St. Keep straight ahead following signs for central Manchester and continue onto Princess St. Turn right at Grosvenor St. and left at the next set of traffic lights onto Oxford Rd. Keep in the left lane to the bridge signed University of Manchester.Turn left at these lights onto Booth St. East to the car park on the right hand side.
  • Oxford Road (B5117)
    From the north end of Oxford Rd. with the BBC on your left side, continue in the left-hand lane until the bridge signed University of Manchester.Turn left at these traffic lights onto Booth St. East to the car park on the right hand side. From the south end of Oxford Rd. with the Academy and Contact theatre on the left hand side, continue passed the Museum and turn right at the next set of traffic lights onto Booth St. East.to the car park on the right.

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