Lunch With Sumiko: It is possible there are Martians, says physicist Brian Cox

The rock-star physicist is bringing his acclaimed show to Singapore in June.

Before enrolling at the University of Manchester to study physics, Prof Cox (right) was part of the band Dare. He later joined another band, D:Ream.
What does it mean to be human? What is our place in the universe? These and other such questions are what physicist Brian Cox, a household name in Britain, is interested in.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

I don't understand half of what Professor Brian Cox talks about during lunch, but at the end of our two-hour meal, I feel I've become a little smarter.

He has that effect on you.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 07, 2019, with the headline ''It is possible there are Martians''. Print Edition | Subscribe