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People of Science with Brian Cox – Professor Martin Rees on Joseph Rotblat

The Royal Society Published on Jan 5, 2020 Martin Rees talks to Brian Cox about one of his heroes, Joseph Rotblat, a physicist on the Manhattan Project, who later became a leading advocate of peace and disarmament. Archive credits: Portrait … Continue reading

“Surviving the Century” with Martin Rees: Lecture and Book Signing

October 1, 2018 | HUCE and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics present a lecture and book signing with Martin Rees, former President, The Royal Society; Emeritus Professor of Cosmology & Astrophysics, University of Cambridge; Fellow, Trinity College Followed by a … Continue reading

Can we all move to Mars? Prof Martin Rees on space exploration


The Harvard University Center for the Environment and Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics present a book signing and lecture: “SURVIVING THE CENTURY” MARTIN REES Former President, The Royal Society; Emeritus Professor of Cosmology & Astrophysics, University of Cambridge; Fellow, Trinity College … Continue reading

Will technology’s dark side eclipse humanity’s bright future? – Lord Martin Rees

Oxford Martin School Published on Nov 30, 2015 Oxford Martin School 10th Anniversary Lecture About the speaker Lord Martin Rees is a member of the Oxford Martin School Advisory Council; Fellow of Trinity College; and Emeritus Professor of Cosmology and … Continue reading

Sir Martin Rees: Earth in its final century?

TED Published on Apr 15, 2008 In a taut soliloquy that takes us from the origins of the universe to the last days of a dying sun 6 billion years later, renowned cosmologist Sir Martin Rees explains why the … Continue reading

#COP21 – Lord Martin Rees & Dr. Hugh Hunt Discuss Climate Pessimism

Nick Breeze Published on Apr 24, 2016 Will the “Paris Agreement” be enough to limit global warming and an ensuing climate catastrophe from greenhouse gas emissions? In this candid conversation between 2 University of Cambridge luminaries, we hear another view … Continue reading

Looking Beyond 2050 — On Earth and in Space with Lord Martin Rees

University of California Television (UCTV) Published on Mar 3, 2016 (Visit: Cosmologist, noted author, Astronomer Royal and recipient of the 2015 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest Lord Martin Rees delivers a thought-provoking and insightful perspective on … Continue reading

Live Panel: All speakers & special guest Lord Martin Rees & chaired by Oliver Morton

Cambridge Climate Lecture Series Streamed live on Mar 16, 2017 Time: 17:30 – 19:00 Location: Lady Mitchell Hall, Cambridge See: full list of videos:  

Martin Rees & Hans Ulrich Obrist in conversation

Wellcome Collection Published on Jun 13, 2014 Hear about the extraordinary research of Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, in conversation with curator and art critic Hans Ulrich Obrist. This event explores Rees’s groundbreaking discoveries and theories on black holes, galaxy formation … Continue reading