The Rutherford Memorial Lecture
The Rutherford Lecture is The Royal Society of New Zealand's premier annual lecture, delivered in honour of New Zealander Ernest Rutherford, nobel prize winner and president of the Royal Society of London. The 2010 Rutherford lecture was given in Wellington Town Hall by Martin Lord Rees.
The World in 2050 by Martin Lord Rees ( 46′ 01″ )
12:00 Lord Rees is a cosmologist who described himself as 'a worried member of the human race'. He's also the Astronomer Royal, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge and President of the Royal Society of London. Five years on from the publication of his book 'Our Final Century', he talks about what he thinks now and how he thinks things will stand in 2050?