Brian Cox(1968-), Physicist
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Particle physicist. After a music career with the bands Dare and D:Ream, Cox studied at the University of Manchester before becoming a Professor there in 2009. He also works at the CERN laboratory in Geneva on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider. Cox has helped popularise science with television programmes including the series Wonders of the Solar System (2010) and Stargazing Live (2011). Cox's book Why Does E=mc2? was published in 2009. He was awarded an OBE in 2010.
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
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