There were some very funny responses by people taking Brian Cox’s joke very seriously indeed

It began when the always followable QI feed tweeted this.

It obviously caught the eye of Professor Brian Cox who thought he’d have a bit of fun with it.

And it was made so much better by people who took the science of it rather seriously than Cox presumably intended. Well, he IS a professor.

But that still wasn’t the end of it.

To conclude …

Oh, and this.

Someone challenged Brian Cox to sum up all of science in 2 minutes so he did this