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Carlos Frenk

Carlos Frenk was born on October 27, 1951 in Mexico as Carlos Silvestre Frenk. He is known for his work on Horizon (1964), Through the Wormhole (2010) and How the Universe Works (2010). See full bio »


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Horizon Self / Self - Durham University / Self - University of Durham
Through the Wormhole Additional Crew
How the Universe Works Self - Cosmologist


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 2010 Through the Wormhole (TV Series documentary) (footage and images provided by - 1 episode)
- Is Time Travel Possible? (2010) ... (footage and images provided by)
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 2010-2019 How the Universe Works (TV Series documentary)
Self - Cosmologist
- Battle of the Dark Universe. (2019) ... Self - Cosmologist
- Big Bang (2010) ... Self - Cosmologist (as Prof. Carlos Frenk)
 2016 Space's Deepest Secrets (TV Series documentary)
Self - Durham University
- Dark Secret of the Universe (2016) ... Self - Durham University
 2010-2015 Through the Wormhole (TV Series documentary)
Self - Astrophysicist
- Why Do We Lie? (2015) ... Self - Astrophysicist
- Are We Here for a Reason? (2015) ... Self - Astrophysicist
- Are We All Bigots? (2015) ... Self - Astrophysicist
- Beyond the Darkness (2010) ... Self - Astrophysicist
 1991-2015 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
Self / Self - Durham University / Self - University of Durham
- Dancing in the Dark - The End of Physics (2015) ... Self - Durham University
- Is Everything We Know About the Universe Wrong? (2010) ... Self - University of Durham (as Prof Carlos Frenk)
- Most of Our Universe Is Missing (2006) ... Self (as Prof. Carlos Frenk)
 2011-2015 In Our Time (TV Series)
Self - Cosmologist
- Dark Matter (2015) ... Self - Cosmologist (voice)
- The Age of the Universe (2011) ... Self - Cosmologist (voice)
 2011 Everything and Nothing (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Nothing (2011) ... Self (as Professor Carlos S. Frenk)
- Everything (2011) ... Self (as Professor Carlos S. Frenk)
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 2010 The End of God? A Horizon Guide to Science and Religion (TV Movie documentary)

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Prof Carlos Frenk | Prof. Carlos Frenk | Professor Carlos S. Frenk

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He was awarded the Fellow of the Royal Society before being awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Cosmology and the Public Dissemination of Basic Science. He is a Ogden Professor of Fundamental Physics at Durham University in Durham, United Kingdom. See more »

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