An evening with Brian Cox: Exploring the UniverseFeatures — By Cristen Teen on 15th October, 2012 at 4:59 pm
Unearth the secrets of the cosmos and explore the wonders of the universe with rockstar physicist Brian Cox, star of the smash BBC TV series The Wonders of The Solar System.
Date: Friday, 9 November 2012
Time: Doors open 7.00pm, presentation starts at 7.30pm
Venue: Plenary 2, The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf
Credited with reviving the popularity of science, Brian’s engaging style and incredible knowledge have made him an international sensation. In this talk he examines how deep space can be explained and experienced by re-examining the familiar here on Earth.
Brian will also introduce us to planets and moons beyond our world, finding the biggest and most powerful natural phenomena. Employing his clear, authoritative, yet down-to-earth approach, he will explore how these previously unseen phenomena have dramatically expanded our horizons with new discoveries about the planets and how they came to be.
Professor Brian Cox, OBE is a particle physicist, a Royal Society research fellow, and a professor at the University of Manchester. He is a researcher on one of the most ambitious experiments on Earth, the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider in Europe. Brian is best known to the public as a science broadcaster and presenter of the highly popular SBS and BBC series Wonders of the Solar System. He was also the keyboard player in the UK pop band D:Ream in the 1990s.