PROFESSOR Brian Cox has brought his expertise on all things space to telly - and he's now, for many, the face of popular science. But Brian was not always lecturing on the stars, as he has a little-known past in 90s dance music behind him. Here's what we know about him... Who is Professor Brian Cox, how old is he and what is his background? Professor Brian Cox is a 50-year-old physicist, who serves as professor of particle physics as the University of Manchester, but is better known for his science-based books and TV shows. Unlike some scientists, he does not identify as an atheist, but has "no personal faith" and describes himself as a humanist. Born in Oldham, Yorkshire - to banker parents - young Brian was into hobbies like bus spotting and dancing, before Carl Sagan's book Cosmos got him on to physics. However, he got a D in his Maths A-Level - and his first major pursuit in life was music. He played keyboard with the rock band Dare from 1988 to 1991, and released two albums with … [Read more...] about How old is Professor Brian Cox, who is his wife Gia Milinovich, what band was he in and what TV shows has he presented?
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Professor Brian Cox will perform a warm up gig for his new show, Universal, in Sussex. A spokesman said: “Professor Cox makes challenging ideas accessible to all, exploring the vast, possibly infinite universe and our place within it from earth to the edges of the cosmos.”He will be joined by his co-host of The Infinite Monkey Cage, comedian Robin Ince who will oversee an audience Q&A.The spokesman added: “Brian is perhaps the world’s foremost communicator of all things scientific. His innate ability to make highly complex matters enormously entertaining and easy to contemplate for the avid science bod or total novice alike has made his science television shows ground breaking in their audience reach and accessibility. The first-ever Professor Brian Cox Live tour was seen by over 150,000 people around the UK and Ireland, including a sell-out show at Wembley Arena.”The show is on February 2, 2019, at The Hawth in Crawley.For more information call The … [Read more...] about Professor Brian Cox is coming to Sussex for a warm up show
PUBLISHED: 09:58 17 July 2018 | UPDATED: 10:00 17 July 2018 Rhiannon Long There were 400 women students on day one, which was dedicated to promoting women in STEAM careers. Picture: Ken Mears Archant Celebrity scientist, Professor Brian Cox, ran his seventh summer school in Tower Hamlets yesterday. Professor Brian Cox talking to students in a Q&A session. Picture: Ken Mears St Paul’s Way Trust Science Summer School aimed to get 11-18-year-olds interested in careers in STEAM subjects – science, technology, engineering, arts and maths. It’s hosted by Professor Cox, the celebrity physicist and TV presenter who specialises in astronomy. Around 600 students attended the school, which took place at St Paul’s Trust Way School yesterday and Here East, in the Olympic Park, today. There will be a special focus on women in science. Students attended talks in between workshops to listen to engineers, physicists and biologists. Picture: Ken Mears The … [Read more...] about Professor Brian Cox hosts seventh summer school in Limehouse
0 Comments Brian Cox takes swipe at DUP 'album cover' - 'I thought '6,000-year-old Causeway was a better record', says stargazer BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Professor Brian Cox has taken a swipe at the DUP's new 'album cover', saying he prefers the party's earlier work. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/brian-cox-takes-swipe-at-dup-album-cover-i-thought-6000yearold-causeway-was-a-better-record-says-stargazer-36853734.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36853733.ece/9064f/AUTOCROP/h342/dup_party.jpg Email Professor Brian Cox has taken a swipe at the DUP's new 'album cover', saying he prefers the party's earlier work. The stargazer was needling an image put out through the Twitter account of Ian Paisley. In the image, the North Antrim representative is pictured with fellow MPs Sammy Wilson and Nigel Dodds, and party leader Arlene Foster against the backdrop of the Stormont estate. The four politicians appear beneath a banner reading 'The … [Read more...] about Brian Cox takes swipe at DUP ‘album cover’
0 Have your say By Tracey [email protected]: Journaltracey1 He is set to deliver a special one-off talk at The Meres leisure centre on Saturday 22 September, which will include awe-inspiring images from the depths of the universe as well as his trademark infectious enthusiasm for his subject. He is best known to the public as the presenter of science programmes, especially the Wonders of... series and making science exciting and accessible to a new generation.Arts Council England has confirmed grant funding for £89,500 for the festival this year, which kicks off on Wednesday, September 26 and runs until Sunday 30 September and is inspired by Issac Newton ‘Voyages of Discovery. and blends arts, culture, tourism and fireworks.’It promises more than 100 events across many Grantham town centre venues including the churches, library, schools and colleges, during five days of world class events, speakers, exhibitions, music and a … [Read more...] about Professor Brian Cox will host event at Grantham Gravity Fields Festival