Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Lord of Ludlow Martin Rees will discuss his vision for the future of humanity and science as articulated in his new book "On the Future."

Martin Rees is the UK's Astronomer Royal. He is based at Cambridge University where he is a Fellow (and Former Master) of Trinity College. He is a former President of the Royal Society and a member of many foreign academies. His research interests include space exploration, high energy astrophysics, and cosmology. He is co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risks at Cambridge University (CSER), and has served on many bodies connected with education, space research, arms control and international collaboration in science. In addition to his research publications he has written many general articles and articles and ten books, most recently "On the Future: Prospects for Humanity."