Brian Cox

BBC Under Fire For Allowing 'Climate Change Denier' Nigel Lawson On Radio 4

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Politics

The BBC has come under fire for allowing former chancellor Nigel Lawson to discuss climate change - which he described as “clap trap” - on the Tod...

Here's That Controversial BBC Pay List In Full

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK

The BBC has released details on how much its top earners were paid over the last year. The corporation had already defended its “incredible record o...

A Scientific Explanation Of How Santa Delivers Toys All Over The World In Just One Night

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Parents

If you have kids who are teetering on the edge of believing in Santa or not, this scientific explanation could seal the deal. Professor Brian Cox appe...

Brian Cox Explains Why We'll Never Find Aliens

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 30.10.2016 | UK Tech

In 1950, Enrico Fermi, the physicist who built the first nuclear reactor, asked why, with 100 billion planets in our galaxy, we hadn’t yet come acro...

Brian Cox Literally Throws Evidence At Climate Change Sceptic, Still Can't Change His Mind

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

Professor Brian Cox resorted to drastic measures on live TV to try to convince an Australian Senator that climate change is real. The physicist appear...

Prof Brian Cox Sums Up Why Gove's 'Anti-Expert' Stance Is So Dangerous

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 02.07.2016 | UK

Professor Brian Cox has outlined why he thinks the 'anti-expert' stance taken by Michael Gove during the run up to the EU referendum is so wrong. Whil...

GCSE Drama: Don't Get Your Doublet and Hose in a Twist

Laura-Jane Foley | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK
Laura-Jane Foley

Rather a lot of actors have got their doublets and hose in a twist about the changes to the Drama GCSE syllabus and have written an impassioned letter...

Buzz Aldrin And Brian Cox Just Epically Tag-Teamed Apollo Conspiracy Theorists

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Tech

Monday saw the 46th anniversary of the first lunar landings so inevitably the conspiracy loons were out in force. If you think the moon landings we...

Where Are All the Women? Does Engineering Need an Image Overhaul to Attract Top Talent?

Sean O'Meara | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Tech
Sean O'Meara

Humanising the job and joining the dots between engineering achievements and the teams involved would be a step in the right direction.

Professor Cox Responds To Tory MP Peddling Pseudoscience

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Professor Brian Cox hit back at comments by controversial astrology-believing Tory MP David Tredinnick on Wednesday, describing him as "pr...

Scientists Call For Official 'Asteroid Day' Before We Get Wiped Out By One

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Tech

Mark your calendars: June 30 is now Asteroid Day. No, that's not when we're all going to die from an asteroid strike (one hopes). It's when we're a...

The Nation's Superhero: Brian Cox

Samantha Baines | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

Brian puts on his new "trust me I'm a Physics teacher" badge. And he is SuperCox once more! With superhero flair he deletes the email and grabs his man-bag ready to face his agent, So many thoughts are developing in his mind, Could the BBC really survive without me?

Mark Strong Takes First Lead Role In Bone-Chilling 'Mindscape'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

We're used to seeing Mark Strong reliably propping up the back four in umpteen films ('Zero Dark Thirty', 'The Young Victoria', the upcoming 'Kingsman...

Actor Brian Cox Tells Voters To 'Conquer Their Fears' And Vote For An Independent Scotland

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK

Actor Brian Cox has urged voters to "conquer their fears" and vote for an independent Scotland. The prominent Yes campaigner and rector of Dundee Univ...

Dara Ó Briain's Beloved Science Club Is No More

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Comedian Dara Ó Briain's BBC Two science show 'Science Club' is to be axed from the channel after just two series. The show is being dropped to ma...

Brian Cox and Me

Ruby Wax | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

I'm placed next to Brain Cox and something inside me wilts because I know I am sitting next to a superior being and he will soon find out I'm a two-celled worm... This is my trigger, if I'm near someone that smart, I tailspin into the interior pre-recorded CD made in childhood that goes something like this, "You're a total idiot and people will find out that you're an idiot."

Why Striving in Life Is Important

Sam Branson | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Sport
Sam Branson

By setting yourself goals in life you learn an incredible amount and you get a sense of fulfilment and pride. Even the journey getting there, the ups and the downs makes you feeling motivated and positive. There is a constant feeling of reward. Knowing you have believed in yourself enough to set yourself goals requires self-worth and along the way you gain many attributes including resilience, communication and team building qualities - life skills that are so important and the foundation to becoming a healthy, happy and productive individual.

Collider at the Science Museum: Worse Than Nothing

Chris T-T | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Tech
Chris T-T

Last weekend we went to Collider at the Science Museum, the exhibition about CERN, the LHC and the discovery of the Higgs Boson. It is £10 for an adult, gets drastically undermined by its introductory film - and I don't think I've ever been so disappointed coming out of a major exhibition.

Theatre Review: The Weir, Wyndham's Theatre

Victoria Sadler | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

This production of The Weir is so warm and intimate, it makes you feel as if you've just pulled up a bar stool in a rural Irish pub for the evening.

Scottish Independence: Less of the Dismal Science

Neil Simpson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Neil Simpson

The Yes campaign has recognised, in that great tradition of enlightened Scottish thought, that you can't view political decisions in isolation of broader societal and cultural trends. Beyond the cold and narrow business of balancing budgets and ballot boxes lies a modern republic of letters: of Buzzfeed, Youtube clips and memes.

WATCH: 'The Brian Cox Song'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Comedy

It seems that musical comedian Vikki Stone has moved on from Phillip Schofield. Yes, a new silver fox has caught her eye - and it's Professor Bria...

Child Sexual Abuse - The Taboo of Paedophilia

Dragana Brown | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK
Dragana Brown

There was an article on an Australian website recently on "mild paedophilia" mainly about Richard Dawkins' justification for a bit of sexual groping not having a lasting impact on someone. Most comments under the article disagree with such an irresponsible statement, yet there are those who feel he "has a point".

'Young People Should Be Forced To Stay In Education Until They're 21'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Famous TV physicist Professor Brian Cox has weighed in on the school leaving age argument, saying students should have to continue their education unt...

10-Year-Old With Dreams Of Joining Nasa Aces Astronomy GCSE

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A 10-year-old boy is "over the moon" after achieving a B grade in GCSE astronomy and becoming the youngest person to sit the exam. Monty Rix, from ...

Career Changes: Will I Always Be A Musician?

Josephine | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Changing path is an exciting but scary thing to do.These are people who say "what the hell", throw caution to the wind (or do loads of research and come to an informed conclusion about their new direction in life), and say "I'm changing career".