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Thursday, January 26 • 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal

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Could this be our final century?

Whatever part of the world we live in we're going to have to contend with the fact that the world is getting more crowded and that each individual is going to become more demanding of resources, energy and food. If we are to cope with this more crowded world we are going to have to deploy science and technology in a more optimum way, a way that requires international partnerships. Martin Rees will present the case that scientists have a special role to play in promoting this discussion amongst the general public and politicians so that important long term issues remain high on the agenda.

 


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Martin Rees

Martin Rees has spent most of his working life as a university professor, his research interests being in astronomy and space science. He has lectured, written and broadcast extensively on these subjects, and has written several books for a general readership, including ‘Before the Beginning’, ‘Just Six Numbers’, ‘Our Cosmic Habitat’, and most recently ‘From Here to Infinity’, an expanded version of... Read More →


Thursday January 26, 2012 12:00pm - 12:30pm
The LWF Theatre National Hall Gallery, Olympia

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