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Brian Cox      

Rock Star Physicist, TV Presenter & Best-Selling Author

Professor Brian Cox is arguably the best-known physicist in the country. His books and programmes have been read and watched by millions around the world, and he is widely credited with making science both accessible and exciting for audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Often referred to as a rock star scientist, Brian is Professor of Particle Physics at Manchester University and is one of the leaders on the ATLAS projects at the CERN Large Hadron Collider, a long way from his days playing keyboards for D:Ream whilst studying for his PhD.

Brian's television credits include the blockbusters Wonders of the Solar System, Wonders of the Universe and Wonders of Life. He has also fronted Space Hoppers, Stargazing, The Big Bang and numerous specials for Horizon. His book Why Does E=mc2? quickly became a bestseller, as have the titles accompanying the hugely successful Wonders of... series.

Brian's talks inspire audiences everywhere, from TED in America to World Economic Forums in Davos and China. With staggering images, his presentations show that science breaks down barriers and can both shock and excite. He also describes the breathtaking work at CERN, where scientists are recreating conditions a billionth of a second after Big Bang "in the hope of revealing the underlying simplicity of the universe."

Brian Cox is an International Fellow of the Explorers Club and winner of the prestigious British Association Lord Kelvin Award for his work promoting science. When he isn't filming in far away places Brian writes for both tabloids and broadsheets, and co-presents Radio 4's Infinite Monkey Cage with his friend, the comedian Robin Ince.


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