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Tag Archives: Professor Brian Cox
I went to Brian and Robin’s Christmas Compendium of Reason on Thursday 12th December, and it was fantastic. Science, music, and comedy all rolled into one, with lots of fantastic guests. However, the greatest guest surprise was none other than … Continue reading
Symphony of Science – Secret of the Stars. “A musical celebration of E=MC squared and Einstein’s theory of relativity. Featuring Michio Kaku, Brian Cox, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Brian Greene and Lisa Randall.” (YouTube) Yet another brilliant tune by Symphony of … Continue reading
Melodysheep – The Face Of Creation: A Higgs Remix. We’re about to go back to the beginning of time. Onwards!
A trailer for the new BBC series Wonders of Life, where Professor Brian Cox examines the story of life through physics. Eric Idle (of Monty Python fame) wrote the lyrics to the song, to the tune of his very own Galaxy … Continue reading
Over at The Guardian, they have a great little video about exploring Saturn and the scale of the solar system. “Planetary scientist Sheila Kanani takes us on a visual tour of Saturn and its many moons. When Galileo first looked … Continue reading
“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.” (YouTube) A great speech, with some very important … Continue reading
“Professor Brian Cox gets more than he asks for when Simon Pegg and Professor Jim Al-Khalili help him demonstrate the idea of standing waves in a lecture at the Royal Institution of Great Britain filmed for the BBC.“ Give it … Continue reading
Symphony of Science – Onward to the Edge! A fitting song for the 77th birthday of Carl Sagan. Featuring Neil deGrasse Tyson, Brian Cox, and Carolyn Porco. Onwards, to the edge!
Have faster-than-light neutrinos been discovered? Most likely not, but a group at CERN have some tantalising evidence (from the OPERA experiment) to suggest it could be true. Needless to say, scientists are both sceptical and excited, in equal measure. If … Continue reading
Following on from Symphony of Science’s song ‘The Quantum World‘, here’s the TED talk by Professor Brian Cox, where he explains about CERN’s supercollider, the Large Hadron Collider. It’s an interesting and engaging speech, and well worth watching. His follow-up … Continue reading