Sir Martin Rees

Sir Martin Rees is a leading cosmologist and astrophysicist. He is Master of Trinity College, Cambridge University, a member of the House of Lords, and former president of the Royal Society. He lives in Cambridge, UK.

Broadcast 2079 (Special Edition)

Guest: Sir Martin Rees. Topics: Interstellar travel, the future of space &science, quasars, life extension, Mars missions & more. Please direct all comments and questions regarding Space Show programs/guest(s) to the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use.

Broadcast 1797 (Special Edition)

Guest: Sir Martin Rees. Topics: Science in our society, space development, political leadership, education & more. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright.

Broadcast 151 (Special Edition)

Sir Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal and Professor at Cambridge University in England was the guest on this program. We discussed his new book, "Our Final Hour" and the risks we face as humans at our own hands with our science development, political policies, and behavior. Professor Rees shows how this may prevent us from becoming a space-faring culture. We also talked about how best to become space-faring, the proper roles for both the private and the public sectors in space development, the International Space Station.

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