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Martin Rees:
Is this our final century?

TEDGlobal 2005 · 17:26 · Filmed Jul 2005
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Martin Rees: Is this our final century?
17:26 · Filmed July 2005 at TEDGlobal 2005 · Subtitles available in 27 languages

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.

Astrophysicist
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. He is one of our key thinkers on the future of humanity in the cosmos. Full bio
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