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Brian Cox meets Brian Cox.

Actor Brian Cox meets Professor Brian Cox. After having been mistaken for one another for years, even to the point of apparently being invited to events when the other was expected, the two Brian Coxes hadn't previously met. Now here they are bumping into one another live on camera at the Empire Film Awards (on YouTube).
posted by feelinglistless on Mar 30, 2014 - 24 comments

The Wonders Of Life: Is Brian Cox on Acid?

Philomena Cunk and Barry Shitpeas from Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe show take a look at Brian Cox's programme about how science did all the life. Plus more 2013 commentary from Shitpeas and Cunk on Die Hard and the Harlem Shake.
posted by hot soup girl on Mar 4, 2013 - 48 comments

"But don't ask me, I just wrote the song"

Eric Idle sings the theme song to Brian Cox's new series Wonders of Life: a remake of the Galaxy Song from The Meaning of Life. 'Nuff said.
posted by MartinWisse on Jan 11, 2013 - 11 comments

"Works like a depth charge. Pow."

Brian Cox's Guide to Scotch Pronounciation
posted by the man of twists and turns on Oct 4, 2012 - 76 comments

Cosmic vocab

Professor Brian Cox (previously) wondering about things.
posted by Artw on Jun 5, 2012 - 31 comments

Let's start with the contents of this box.

Professor Brian Cox (previously 1 2) goes unplugged in a specially recorded programme from the lecture theatre of the Royal Institution of Great Britain. In his own inimitable style, Brian takes an audience of famous faces, scientists and members of the public on a journey through some of the most challenging concepts in physics. [more inside]
posted by lazaruslong on Jan 14, 2012 - 40 comments

The problem of powering paradise

Professor Brian Cox: "If there were an afterlife I would have to reconsider the engineering design of fridges with a very critical eye" The field of cessation thermodynamics considers how the hereafter might be powered - probably without 21 grams of human soul - and whether this may mean hell will freeze over. [more inside]
posted by rongorongo on Nov 15, 2010 - 19 comments

That is the question... yeah!

Actor Brian Cox gives an acting masterclass on Hamlet's "To be, or not to be" soliloquy to a young student (SLYT)
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Dec 11, 2009 - 23 comments

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