Regular readers know Brian Cox: he's a physicist, a rock star, a TV science documentary host, a skeptic, and a friend. At TAM London I did a very brief interview with him. Since he works at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, I had something on my mind...
Now, how long do you think it'll be before every crackpot doomcrier takes this video out of context, and/or seriously?
One thing I really dislike about conspiracy theorists -- well, one of many, many things -- is their lack of a sense of humor. Maybe the tin foil hat drains that part of your personality away.
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