Brian Cox says time travel is easy! Well, kinda.

British physics superstar Professor Brian Cox has gone on the record to say that time travel is possible. Unfortunately, there’s a huge caveat to his claim: if you were able to achieve this feat, you’d only be able to travel into the future never to return. Why? Traveling into the past is impossible. Possibly. » 9/13/13 12:23pm 9/13/13 12:23pm

Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson and Michio Kaku explain E=MC2 to music

Get your geek on folks, this new music video by Symphony of Science tackles a fairly challenging subject: Einstein's theory of mass-energy equivalence, or what's more commonly known as E=MC2. The video, called "Secret of the Stars," features such notables as Michio Kaku, Brian Cox, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Brian Greene and… » 2/27/13 10:20am 2/27/13 10:20am

Eric Idle rewrites Monty Python's "Galaxy Song" to celebrate the wonders…

To market the BBC Two series Wonders of Life, hosted by Brian Cox, the BBC got none other than Eric Idle to write and sing new lyrics to "The Galaxy Song" from Monty Python's The Meaning of Life. But instead of singing about the massive scale of the universe and humanity's insignificance in it, this time Idle sings… » 12/29/12 11:00am 12/29/12 11:00am

Brian Cox explains the interconnectedness of the universe, explodes…

The Pauli exclusion principle is the quantum mechanical concept that no two identical particles in all the Universe may occupy the same quantum state simultaneously. What does that mean, exactly? Well, for starters, it means that the butterfly effect has nothing on the consequences of the Pauli exclusion principle. » 2/21/12 8:50am 2/21/12 8:50am

Anyone Who Thinks the LHC Will Destroy the World is a T***

Particle physics professor Brian Cox of the University of Manchester has pretty much the final word on Large Hadron Collider fear-mongering with the above quote. What prompted such an outburst? Death threats against scientists working on the LHC. Perhaps an even better question - what does "t***" stand for?Numerous… » 9/06/08 9:00am 9/06/08 9:00am