Brian Cox

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The Succession actor and Golden Globe winner Brian Cox. Photograph: Philip Cheung/Guardian

Doing an interview over the phone can be a thankless job: lines get crossed, you awkwardly interrupt one another and, without the intimacy of a face t(...)

The winners of the 56th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition were Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan, both aged 16, fourth-year students from Coláiste Choilm, Cork, for their project on gender bias. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition is an important platform for fostering interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics(...)

Professor Brian Cox said he was amazed by students’ entries at the  BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography

Sending politicians to space, even for just five minutes, to ensure they get a better perspective on the world, on its value and vulnerability, should(...)

Rhys Morgan and Rob West from Morgan and West Unbelievable Science with Aditya Joshi (centre) from CBS Synge St at the launch of the BT Young Scientist Exhibiton. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Projects relating to climate change account for two thirds of entries qualifying for the final stage of this year’s Young Scientist & Technology E(...)

David Heyman (left), Shannon McIntosh, Margaret Qualley, Quentin Tarantino, Brad Pitt, Julia Butters, and Leonardo DiCaprio pose in the press room during the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, California, USA, January 5th 2020. Photograph: Christian Monterrosa/EPA

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood was the biggest winner in the film section at the 77th Golden Globes on Sunday night. The movie too(...)

Rick and Morty: a show of mind-bending nihilism

In the olden days, people worried about young people watching too much television. Now that we’re all addicted to status updates and online fascism, w(...)

Samuel Bottomley and Niamh Algar in The Last Right

You’ve got to admire their chutzpah. Some way into this very Irish “Irish film” one character remarks that Rain Man was only marginally accurate about(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May arrives  in Brussels on the first day of an EU summit focused on Brexit. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

A petition calling for the UK government to revoke Article 50 crashed the official petitions website after Theresa May appealed to EU leaders for a de(...)

Professor Brian Cox: “Most scientists who really think about their field need it to be simple so that they can understand it. For me, understanding something is a process of simplifying it.” File photograph: Nicky J Sims/Getty Images for Phil McIntyre Entertainment

If Professor Brian Cox picks up a rock, it’s time to listen. Not because he’s the threatening type, of course, but because it means he’s employing ite(...)

Island of Dreams: Harry Enfield as Richard Branson. Photograph: BBC/Ray Burmiston

If you would prefer not to snoop and fawn through celebrity homes, and instead invite them round to yours for some laid-back fun and frolics, chances (...)

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