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Conway Hall: London Thinks – In Conversation: Prof Brian Cox and Dr Adam Rutherford

Join Brian Cox as he talks with Adam Rutherford about particle physics, the importance of getting people engaged with science and why the UK needs to aspire to be the best place for science in the world. Particle physicist, retired rock star and star of the BBC’s Wonders of the Solar System, Brian Cox is …

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University of Manchester: In Conversation with Professor Brian Cox at National Gallery

One of the leading public science educators of our time Prof. Brian Cox in a conversation with comedian and the scientific curious Robin Ince – who together have a podcast called the Infinite Monkey cage – described as a witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists’ eyes.  

Lunar Mission One: What is Lunar Mission One?

A British-led venture called Lunar Mission One has begun a crowdfunding effort to send a robotic lander to the moon with a monster drill. It has been in the planning for seven years. Using innovative drilling technology to deliver extraordinary new insights into the origins of the Moon and the Earth. The mission has the …

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The Royal Institution: Smashing Physics | With Jon Butterworth and Brian Cox

CERN physicist Jon Butterworth gives his inside account of the hunt for the Higgs, followed by a Q&A with Brain Cox. The discovery of the Higgs boson was the culmination of the largest scientific experiment ever performed, the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. But what really is a Higgs boson and …

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BBC: Human Universe | Brian Cox visits the world’s biggest vacuum chamber

Brian Cox visits NASA’s Space Power Facility in Ohio to see what happens when a bowling ball and a feather are dropped together under the conditions of outer space.  

University of Surrey’s Jim Meets: Professor Brian Cox

Professor Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of Physics and Public Engagement in Science at the University of Surrey hosts an audience with Professor Brian Cox – live at University of Surrey, Guildford.  

Brian Cox: It is not acceptable to promote bad science

Published on Oct 3, 2012 Professor Brian Cox criticises policy and journalism that ignores scientific facts and findings. He also talks about the importance of funding in physics with increased demand for the subject at university level. Sir Peter Knight presented him with the President’s Medal at an event in London. The Institute of Physics is …

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Brian Cox: GCSE Science brought down to Earth

Brian Cox held his second ‘Star Lecture’ at The University of Manchester on Wednesday 8 June. Brian is an academic in the School of Physics and Astronomy, Brian Edward Cox, born in 1968, is a British particle physicist, a Royal Society University Research Fellow, PPARC Advanced Fellow and Professor at the University of Manchester. Hosted by The University of Manchester which has long been a centre …

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Brian Cox: Why we need the explorers

FILMED APR 2010 • POSTED JUN 2010 • TEDSalon London 2010 In this TED talk physisist Brian Cox talks about the nesessaty for science exploration. Even in these tough economic times, our exploratory science programs, from space probes to the LHC, are the first to suffer budget cuts. Cox explains how curiosity-driven science pays for …

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