Oct 12

Professor Brian Cox

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Event Date
  • Wednesday 12 October 2022 at 7:30pm
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On Sale Date Monday 2 August 2021 at 10:00am
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Announcement: It is with deep regret that Lateral Events announces the postponement of Professor Brian Cox – Horizons.

The ongoing Covid-19 outbreaks and restrictions pose too much uncertainty for all of us and have required us to postpone all Australian shows.

Tickets purchased for the original events remain valid for the rescheduled dates below, with ticket holders not needing to take any action.

Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Newcastle NSW
Friday 18 March 2022, 7:30pm now valid for Wednesday 12 October 2022, 7:30pm

For fans who are unable to attend the new dates, please lodge your refund request here by 5pm on February 28, 2022

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding.

 

HORIZONS: A 21st CENTURY SPACE ODYSSEY

Horizons takes audiences on a dazzling cinematic journey; a story of how we came to be and what we can become. Using state of the art LED screen technology, arenas will be filled with images of far-away galaxies, alien worlds, supermassive black holes, and a time before the Big Bang. What is the nature of space and time? Why does the Universe exist? How did life begin; how rare might it be, and what is the significance of life in the Cosmos? What does it mean to live a small, finite life in a vast, eternal Universe?  The deepest of questions will be explored using the latest advances in our understanding of quantum theory, black holes, biology, planetary science, astronomy and cosmology.

Horizons is a celebration of our civilisation, of our music, art, philosophy, and science; an optimistic vision of our future if we continue to explore nature with humility and to value ourselves and our fellow human beings.

Brian will once again be joined by co-host of The Infinite Monkey Cage and award-winning comedian Robin Ince.

Simon Baggs, CEO of Lateral Events, said, “Ever since our first tour with Brian in 2013, the aim has been to invest in technology and live stage techniques to communicate science in better ways, to broader audiences. Five tours later, we have the most ambitious and spectacular show yet, which I think will have audiences hooked on science more than ever”.

Professor Brian Cox said:

“I loved the 2019 arena tour because it gave me the opportunity to discuss the most profound ideas, with tens of thousands of people in front of the most spectacular images of the Universe. When the tour was over, I immediately started thinking about how I could delve deeper, tell an even more profound story and make the show even more spectacular. I’m very excited about what has emerged! I hope the evening will make people think about how fortunate and precious we are, how strange and wonderful our Universe is, and the limitless future we have to look forward to if we make the right choices over the coming decades.”

Professor Brian Cox CBE is Professor of Particle Physics at The University of Manchester, The Royal Society Professor for Public Engagement in Science and a Fellow of the Royal Society. As a broadcaster, he has presented a number of highly acclaimed science programmes for the BBC including Wonders of the Solar System, Forces of Nature, Stargazing Live and, in 2019, The Planets. He is credited with boosting the popularity of subjects such as astronomy and physics, and has garnered a host of accolades for his TV work, including two Royal Television Society awards and a Peabody Award for Wonders of the Solar System.

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