Martin Rees: Scientific Horizons: 2010

Scientific Horizons: Martin Rees, President of the Royal Society, Master of Trinity College and Astronomer Royal, delivers four lectures exploring the challenges facing science in the 21st century

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4/4 Prof Rees calls for the UK to stay at the forefront of scientific research and discovery.

Sat 26 Jun 2010 22:15 BBC Radio 4

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    You can read and download the transcripts of Lord Rees' series of lectures, Scientific Horizons.

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    About Professor Martin Rees

    Find out more about the 2010 Reith Lecturer, President of the Royal Society, Astronomer Royal, and Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, Professor Martin Rees.

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