Brian Cox speaks on "The value of Big Science: CERN, the LHC and the exploration of the Universe"
Voltaire Lecture 2010 - Prof Brian Cox on "The Value of Big Science"
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