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ture of space and time from the Big Bang to black holes, and the origin and fate of life and intelligence in the unive
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A former pop star of the 1980s and ’90s, Cox is today a professor of particle physics at the University of Manchester.
He’s also an author, most recently of Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos (
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nial thinking in his makeup. In an exclusive chat, we got to know the 51-year-old boy wonder of physics.