Watch Martin Rees' outstanding lecture

Posted by David Eicher
on Tuesday, September 15, 2015

One of the greatest astronomers we have on Earth is the English Astronomer Royal, Martin Rees, Lord Rees of Ludlow. A Fellow of Trinity College at Cambridge University and Emeritus Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics at the University of Cambridge, Rees has an understanding of the universe matched by very few.

He recently sent me the link to a wonderful talk given by him last week at Gresham College in London, site of the founding of the Royal Society. The talk is titled: “A Cosmic Perspective: Four Centuries of Expanding Horizons.”

This is a terrific talk encompassing knowledge of the last 400 years of astronomy and astrophysics, and you will not want to miss this!

Not only is great knowledge and wisdom packed into this presentation, but also some wonderful humor. I particularly enjoyed hearing Lord Rees repeating Woody Allen’s line about eternity!


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