Brian Cox (physicist) facts for kids
Brian Cox at the Royal Society admissions day in London, July 2016
Brian Edward Cox
3 March 1968
|Education||Hulme Grammar School|
|Alma mater||University of Manchester (BSc, MPhil, PhD)|
Gia Milinovich (m. 2003)
|Thesis||Double diffraction dissociation at large momentum transfer (1998)|
|Doctoral advisor||Robin Marshall|
|Doctoral students||Tamsin Edwards|
Brian Edward Cox OBE FRS (born 3 March 1968) is a British particle physicist. He is also a professor at the University of Manchester and a Royal Society University Research Fellow. He works on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Cox presents some BBC science television programmes the most notable being Stargazing Live and Wonders of Universe. He also presented some episodes of Horizon.
Cox was born in 1968 in Chadderton, Oldham, Lancashire. His parents worked for Yorkshire Bank, his mother as a cashier and his father as a middle-manager in the same branch. He used to be a keyboard player for pop band D:Ream in the 1990s.
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