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Brian Cox

Brian Edward Cox OBE FRS is an English physicist who serves as professor of particle physics in the School of Physics.

  • Madame Tussauds, Documentary Drama
Brian Cox with his arm around his wax figure at Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Famous Facts...

  • In the 1980s, Cox was a keyboard player with the rock band Dare. He joined D:Ream, a group that had several hits in the UK charts, including the number one "Things Can Only Get Better"
  • Cox has appeared in many science programmes for BBC radio and television, including In Einstein's Shadow, the BBC Horizon series, and as a voice-over for the BBC's Bitesize revision programmes
  • BBC Two commissioned Cox to copresent Stargazing Live, a three-day live astronomy series in January 2011 – co-presented with physicist-turned-comedian Dara Ó Briain and featuring chat show host Jonathan Ross