Professor Brian Cox is a particle physicist at the University of Manchester. He worked on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, near Geneva, Switzerland. He previously held a Royal Society University Research Fellowship and a Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC) advanced research fellowship. Professor Cox has written and presented numerous TV series, including Wonders of the Solar System, Wonders of the Universe, Wonders of Life, Human Universe and Forces of Nature which he cowrote both the TV and book. He is also the co-presenter of The Infinite Monkey Cage radio series and book and co-presenter of Stargazing Live!. Cox has co-written several books on physics including Why does E=mc2? and The Quantum Universe, both with Jeff Forshaw.
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