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Wednesday, February 06, 2008

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THE Scottish Government has intervened to voice concerns to Westminster over the threat to Edinburgh's Royal Observatory.
Around 50 jobs are at risk at the UK's Astronomy Technology Centre (ATC), which is based at the observatory on Blackford Hill, because of cuts in government funding for science.

Now Enterprise Minister Jim Mather has written to John Denham, Secretary of State at the Department of Innovation, Universities and Skills, warning the cuts could damage world-leading research.

I hope this has some effect.

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