Nah, only kidding.
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Oooh, you are mean!
For a second then I thought the government actually gave a **** about the future of astronomy.
…the sadest part is that this is genuinely funny.
No, that would be the sadist part.
It turns out that there is less need for the chancellor to be a darling and chip in with a few bob. The winning bid for the Lovell telescope was a shade under £1e7, so that’s a good chunk of this years shortfall sorted.
Next problem, please!
Out of interest, does anyone know why the Diamond website front page has no mention of the STFC? They haven’t even included a logo.
Hmm. That is surprising. STFC does get featured in the About Us/Who are we
Perhaps they don’t want to encourage raids from the Astronomer Liberation Front.