Brian Cox

The Secret of the Stars

by Jason Major February 27, 2013

“Say, do you like mystery stories? Well we have one for you. The concept: relativity.” Well look at that, it’s a new video from John D. Boswell — aka melodysheep — which goes into autotuned detail about one of the standard principles of astrophysics, Einstein’s theory of general relativity. Featuring clips from Michio Kaku, Brian […]

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The Face of Creation

by Jason Major January 3, 2013

The latest autotuned installment in John D. Boswell’s Symphony of Science series waxes melodic about the particle-smashing science being done with the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, in particular its search for the Higgs boson, a.k.a. the… ok, ok, I won’t say it… “We can recreate the conditions that were present just after the beginning […]

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Enter the Universe Today “Wonders of the Universe” Contest!

by Jason Major June 4, 2012

If you’ve seen the excellent BBC/Science Channel series “Wonders of the Universe,” you know that host Brian Cox’s natural enthusiasm for astronomy is nothing short of infectious. His explanations of far-out concepts bring the mysteries of our Universe down to Earth for everyone to understand… and now he and HarperCollins UK have brought them even […]

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New Symphony of Science Video: Onward to the Edge

by Nancy Atkinson November 10, 2011

The latest auto-tuned musical celebration of science is out in the “Symphony of Science” series. This one features Neil deGrasse Tyson, Brian Cox, and Carolyn Porco and touches on the importance and inspirational qualities of space exploration (human and robotic), as well as a look at some of the amazing worlds in our solar system. […]

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Q&A with Brian Cox, part 3: ‘Wonders’ and Popularizing Science

by Nancy Atkinson August 18, 2011

Professor Brian Cox is the Chair in Particle Physics at the University of Manchester, and works on the ATLAS experiment (A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS) at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. But he’s also active in the popularization of science, specifically with his new television series and companion book, Wonders of the Universe. Universe Today […]

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