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The Rightful Place with Martin Rees

President of the Royal Society


  Lord Martin Rees is a Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics and Master of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge. He holds the title of Astronomer Royal and is Visiting Professor at Imperial College, London. In 2005, Lord Martin Rees was appointed to the House of Lords and elected President of the Royal Society. He is also a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society. His research is focused on high energy astrophysics, which includes gamma ray bursts, black hole formation and radiative processes, and cosmic structure formation, especially the early generation of stars and galaxies.