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Lecture 1 The Scientific Citizen
Tue, 1 Jun 10
Duration: 43 mins
Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, explores the challenges facing science in the 21st century. After the confusion caused by Iceland’s volcanic ash cloud and public health scares like swine flu, Professor Rees says scientists should get more involved in public debate. He calls on scientists from every field to engage more widely with government, the media and ordinary people. Only then can the science that affects us all be understood.
Lecture 2 Surviving the Century
Tue, 8 Jun 10
Duration: 42 mins
Astronomer Royal Martin Rees explores the challenges facing science in the 21st century. Can we survive this century or will we destroy ourselves through bio-error or bio-terror? Professor Rees looks at the problems and explores some of the solutions science can provide.
Lecture 3 What We’ll Never Know
Tue, 15 Jun 10
Duration: 42 mins
Astronomer Royal Martin Rees explores the challenges facing science in the 21st century. In his third lecture from his professional home, the Royal Society in London, he explores What We’ll Never Know
Lecture 4: The Runaway World
Tue, 22 Jun 10
Astronomer Royal Professor Martin Rees explores the challenges facing science in the 21st century. In his final lecture he urges the UK to stay at the forefront of global scientific research and discovery. And he warns against the dangers of letting technology run away with us. Only if we refocus our energies on the long term, will we save ourselves and our planet.
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The first one on the page, under the heading "Latest version for 10.5 and later (release 1.0.5)" should do the trick.
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