Speaker - Martin Rees

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Martin Rees is Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics and Master of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge. He holds the honorary title of Astronomer Royal and also Visiting Professor at Imperial College London and at Leicester University.

After studying at the University of Cambridge, he held post-doctoral positions in the UK and the USA, before becoming a professor at Sussex University. In 1973, he became a fellow of King's College and Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy at Cambridge (continuing in the latter post until 1991) and served for ten years as director of Cambridge's Institute of Astronomy. From 1992 to 2003 he was a Royal Society Research Professor. He was president of the Royal Society between 2005 and 2010 and Member of Council of the Royal Institution of Great Britain until 2010. In 2011, he was awarded the Templeton Prize.

3 Programs

The Value of Science: Investment and the Future

11.22.10 | 00:53:53 min | 0 comments

Martin Rees: Life's Future in the Cosmos

08.02.10 | 01:39:46 min | 14 comments

Lord Martin Rees: Life and the Cosmos

03.30.10 | 00:55:06 min | 3 comments