Astrophysics - Nobel Prize Row - Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Northern Irish astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell, 31, Professor Anthony Hewish's former research student, pictured at her home in Horsham. Jocelyn Bell Burnell was overlooked by the Nobel Prize committee while her supervisor Professor Anthony Hewish shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Martin Ryle. Professor Anthony Hewish and Jocelyn Bell Burnell were the first to observe a pulsar, in 1967.
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Five Nations Championship - England v Ireland - Twickenham
The England team: Back row, left to right; A.I Dickie (referee), Peter Thompson, Muscles Currie, David Marques, Peter Robbins, Ron Jacobs, Vic Roberts. Seated, left to right; Ned Ashcroft, Peter Jackson, Jeff Butterfield, Eric Evans, Sandy Sanders, Dennis Fenwick Allison, Lewis Cannell. On ground, left to right; Martin Regan and John Williams.
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Tony Benn celebrating retaining the seat for Labour in the Parliamentary by-election at Bristol south-east. 27/6/99: Benn to stand down as a MP at the next General Election, but Benn stressed that leaving Parliament would not mark the end of his political career. * disclosed his decision in a letter to his constituency Labour Party in Chesterfield.