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Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world?

Speaker

Lord Martin Rees, one of the world’s most eminent astronomers, is an emeritus professor of cosmology and astrophysics at the University of Cambridge and the UK’s Astronomer Royal. 327 more words

The Royal Society & the Scottish Referendum

Why did a scientific organization issue a statement about the Scottish independence vote?

The Royal Society, the world’s oldest scientific academy, is supposed to be about science. 587 more words

Ethical & Philosophical

What are the worst threats to the human race?

British scientists at Cambridge University have formed a Centre for Existential Risk, headed by the famous astronomer Martin Rees, to assess the top threats to the human race. 945 more words

Science

Our final century?

I came across a short TED talk by Martin Rees called Can we prevent the end of the World?. This lead me to another related talk by Martin Rees – which I’ve included below – called… 736 more words

Global Warming