Brian Cox is a world record holding 'rockstar scientist'. Here's why
EU's secret plot to control Britain's tax policies after Brexit: Brexit News for a meeting with the Brexit Task Force, the EU negotiating team led by It's also being supported by celebs including actor Brian Cox and . It was June , and Greece's Left-wing government had reached the end of the line. The night I battered a burglar, by Brian Cox's boxing wife: Intruder ran off . on Channel 4, met while he was working on an internet TV channel. Brian Cox is as precise as you'd expect a scientist to be, yet far more polemical. Phoebe Luckhurst; Tuesday 3 February cancer and mental illness — though when I meet Cox the information is still secret At the very least, he says, fees should “be presented as a graduate tax — it's political.
AstroKatie But then equally or more - depending upon opinion successful communicators come from other disciplines. Dr Karl began in physics but then studied biomedical engineering and medicine.
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Adam Spencer is a mathematician. Bill Nye is a mechanical engineer. Jane Goodall is a primatologist, ethologist and anthropologist. Arguably the most inspiring science communicator, David Attenboroughhas a degree in the natural sciences.
Sorry physics, seems it is not about you. And — no offence intended — none of the other communicators listed are known for being in a rock band or having great hair either. If we can identify the qualities of these science communication stars, can we find - or create - the Next Big Thing?
Telling a good story What each of the communicators listed above have in common is their ability to tell a story. A recent opinion piece in a science journal challenged scientists to borrow strategies from the arts and humanities and use the power of the narrative.
Better yet, employ techniques that create an emotional response in the audience.
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The two top science stories in were the discovery of gravitational wavesand links between the Zika virus and brain abnormalities at birth. The confirmation of gravitational waves is a story spanning decades of hard work, disappointment, setbacks and eventual elation.
The triumph of human exertions. In contrast, Zika evokes fear and the desire to protect oneself and others. For most people, gravitational waves and Zika will have little to no relevance or impact on their everyday lives.
However, the stories created an opportunity to engage audiences through the emotional responses they evoked. Another example is Meerkat Manor.
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This furry soap operawhich captured imaginations for four seasons, was televised in countries and nominated for two Primetime Emmys. The death of Flower, the Whiskers tribe matriarch, created an outpouring of tributes including numerous YouTube montages set to music.
Meerkat Manor told a story of a community of meerkats - and TV viewers loved it. While Flower was the star of the show, it was the narrative surrounding her that propelled her to icon status. At the time, the two actors shared the same agent.
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Inhe appeared as British spymaster Major Hogan in two episodes of the British television series Sharpe. In the same year, he was seen in an episode of Inspector Morse "Deadly Slumber"where he portrayed Michael Steppings, a retired bookmaker whose daughter is in a permanent coma.
Inhe received critical acclaim for his performance as a paedophile in Michael Cuesta 's L. He has played more sympathetic characters, such as Edward Norton 's father in 25th Hour. Super Troopers had him play a fatherly senior police officer.Prof. Brian Cox Explains Why Ghosts Aren't Real - Lorraine
He was also the protagonist in the film The Escapist. Cox made a guest appearance in the Red Dwarf episode " Stoke Me a Clipper ", as a medieval king in a virtual reality game.
InCox played an alternate, villainous version of King Agamemnon in Troy. Cox has also been involved in the video-game industry. Some of his most prominent roles were in KillzoneKillzone 2and Killzone 3in which he played the ruthless emperor Scolar Visari. Cox says he played Servant, the creation of Dundonian author Neil Forsythbased on memories of his late brother Charlie.
Tolkien 's The Silmarillion. Reisert in Scream 4 but it was later announced that he would not be joining the cast.