Brian Cox Lecture – Science: A Challenge to TV Orthodoxy
The Royal Television Society Huw Wheldon Memorial Lecture
01 December 2010 BBC2
Professor Brian Cox uses this year’s Huw Wheldon Memorial Lecture to address the main challenges in bringing science to television. He tackles the risks in simplifying science for a television audience, the perils of abandoning fact in the name of balance and the importance of making science on television intellectually and emotionally engaging.