Brian Cox used to play keyboards for the band D:Ream (best known for ‘Things Can Only Get Better’, although Cox didn’t actually play on that track). Nowadays, though, he is one of the most recognisable faces in science. Aside from his research, he has written several popular science books and presented numerous educational programmes on British television.
Brian Cox IS KNOWN FOR...
- Presenting Wonders of the Solar System on BBC Two, The Infinite Monkey Cage on BBC Radio 4, and many other broadcasts
- Working on the ATLAS experiment at CERN
- Lending his voice to BBC’s Bitesize revision resources
Brian Cox is a supporter of Oldham Athletic Football Club and a lifelong Monty Python fan.
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