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The Planets


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A Sunday Times Bestseller

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Professor Brian Cox, OBE is a particle physicist, a Royal Society research fellow, and a professor at the University of Manchester as well as researcher on one of the most ambitious experiments on Earth, the ATLAS experiment on the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland. He is best known to the public as a science broadcaster and presenter of the popular BBC Wonders trilogy, Human Universe, Forces of Nature and Stargazing Live. Andrew Cohen is Head of the BBC Science Unit and the Executive Producer of the BBC series Planets. He has been responsible for a wide range of science documentaries, including the Wonders trilogy, Human Universe, Forces of Nature and Stargazing Live. He lives in London with his wife and three children.


Praise for The Planets:

'So staggering you go whoa!' every few seconds ... Cox is the Attenborough of the Solar System' Guardian

'Spectacular. [Cox's] ability to convey maximum information in a clear and minimalist style is so softly winning and persuasive' The Sunday Times

'Professor Brian Cox continues to boggle our minds' Daily Mail

'It was life affirming, it was perspective shifting. It was beautifully made' Fearne Cotton,The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show, Radio 2

'Amazing work' Emma Barnett, Adrian Chiles, Radio 5 Live

'Starry-eyed Brian Cox is the only man for this job' The Times

'Wow'Evening Standard

'The professor makes us marvel at life on Earth' iNews

'Excellent ... a blend of enjoyable, accessible science and dreamlike wonder' The Times

'Brian Cox breathes life into science again ... breath-taking' Guardian

'Fascinating ... Good science' Observer

'Extraordinary - at its best magically fascinating and full of vast, weird drama' Radio Times

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