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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

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

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

Lord Martin Rees: Time to get out of the Academic Bubble

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

Martin Rees – The Apollo Programme for Tackling Climate Change

Nick Breeze Published on Jun 2, 2015 For more information visit: http://envisionation.co.uk/index.php/… Martin Rees says: “Everyone agrees that if the warming gets too severe the net harms will grossly overwhelm the net gains and that’s why it’s been supposed by … 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

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

21school 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 Astrophysics at … Continue reading

Our Final Century: Will Civilisation Survive the Twenty-first Century?: Will the Human Race Survive the Twenty-first Century? by Martin Rees (2-Sep-2004)

World authority on astrophysics, Sir Martin Rees, takes us on a journey through all the things which could wipe out mankind in the near future. From asteroids to disease to scientific discoveries gone wrong (from nanobots to the large Hadron … Continue reading

Martin Rees: Is this our final century?

Speaking as both an astronomer and “a concerned member of the human race,” Sir Martin Rees examines our planet and its future from a cosmic perspective. He urges action to prevent dark consequences from our scientific and technological development. Global … Continue reading