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Voltaire Lecture 2010 – Prof Brian Cox on ‘The Value of Big Science’

Posted by doctore0 on April 19, 2010

Brian Cox speaks on “The value of Big Science: CERN, the LHC and the exploration of the Universe”

Professor Brian Cox holds a chair in particle physics at the University of Manchester and works on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, CERN near Geneva.

Brian, a former member of pop band D:Ream, also works in television and radio and delivers talks to schools, science festivals and conferences. He has written articles for The New Statesmen and The Times and was a technical consultant on Danny Boyles film, Sunshine.

The LHC is an international research project involving scientists, support staff and engineers from more than a hundred nations, making it one of the largest scientific experiments ever conducted.

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