Martin Rees

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Name: Martin Rees
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Swansea Bay 10k could have homegrown winner

Comments (0)THE Swansea Bay 10K could see a first British winner in 24 years, with a number of home-grown athletes among the favourites on Sunday (1).Scotland’s Chris Robison was the last runner from these shores to triumph when he crossed first way back ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Science funding is broken. Thinkable wants to help fix it.

Thinkable is a promising new crowd funding connection between researchers and sponsors (including the public at large). Founded by oceanographer and chief scientist Ben McNeil “the idea for Thinkable comes out of Ben’s frustration over the lack of ... [Published SeekerBlog - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Could Artificial Intelligence Lead To Our Destruction?

By W hen the world ends, it may not be by fire or ice or an evil robot overlord. Our demise may come at the hands of a superintelligence that just wants more paper clips.So says Nick Bostrom, a philosopher who founded and directs the Future of Humanity ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

How Will the Human Body Evolve to Live On Other Planets?

Rubbish from the International Space Station about to be unloaded into our Solar System. (Photo via )Have you ever talked about space exploration at the pub? Words like light-years, interstellar and landing module are banded around, and we all pretend ... [Published Vice UK - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

The geckos sent into orbit died, but don’t give up on life in space just yet | Martin Rees | Comment is free

The space age began with the launch of the Soviet Sputnik in October 1957. A month later a dog, Laika[1], was launched into orbit but didn’t survive. And then in 1961 Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit the Earth. When Gagarin later came on a ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

The geckos sent into orbit died, but dont give up on life in space just yet | Martin Rees

Five geckos sent into space have died.The space age began with the launch of the Soviet Sputnik in October 1957. A month later a dog, Laika , was launched into orbit but didn’t survive. And then in 1961 Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

TED Talks: Can we prevent the end of the world? – Martin Rees

Friday, August 29th, 2014 ByThis century, he observes, is the first where the fate of the entire world lies in the hands of just one species – ours.While we all worry about minor dangers, our species is in denial about the possibility of truly cataclysmic ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White Swan Update and Published Amazon Author by Andres Agostini at www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini

OTTAWA CITIZEN: Ottawa jihadi seeking ‘martyrdom’ with ISIS in Syria http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/ottawa-jihadi-seeki.….s-in-syria POPULAR SCIENCE: Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World? http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/why-are-israeli-sta.….tech-world ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world?

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMSU6k5-WXg&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world? A post-apocalyptic Earth, emptied of humans, seems like ... [Published TED Talks - YouTube - Aug 25 2014]
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First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Thief's girlfriend sent burglary victim abusive text, court told

A BURGLARY victim was sent a foul-mouthed text message from a neighbour who helped her criminal boyfriend sell the stolen loot.The woman was branded "a grass" and warned she would "get a good kicking" for blaming Donna Stevens for the break-in.In fact, ... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

If I ruled the world: Martin Rees

We need an enlightened despot to save our vulnerable planet© Academy of medical sciencesSpace-ship Earth” is hurtling through space. Its passengers are anxious and fractious. Their entire life-support system is vulnerable to break-downs. But there is ... [Published Prospect - Aug 21 2014]
First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 20 2014 - 4 reports

Britain Launches $17 Million Science Prize

(LONDON) — Britain is offering 10 million pounds (almost $17 million) to whoever can solve one of humanity’s biggest scientific challenges — once the public has decided what it is. The Longitude Prize is inspired by a 1714 contest to find a way of pinpointing ... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - May 19 2014]

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Similarly, at Cambridge’s Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, which counts Stephen Hawking among its advisory-board members, "we want to figure out what we should be worried about, exactly, and what can be done to ameliorate it" says Rees...

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Engagement ring stolen while widow at husband's... [Published Chester First - Sep 17 2014]
Science funding is broken. Thinkable wants to h... [Published SeekerBlog - Sep 17 2014]
Could Artificial Intelligence Lead To Our Destr... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Sep 16 2014]
Upcoming Film ‘The University’ Charts the Birth... [Published Singularity Hub - Sep 12 2014]
How Will the Human Body Evolve to Live On Other... [Published Vice UK - Sep 11 2014]
The geckos sent into orbit died, but don’t give... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 03 2014]
The geckos sent into orbit died, but dont give ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 03 2014]
TED Talks: Can we prevent the end of the world?... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Aug 29 2014]
Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Aug 27 2014]
Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Aug 26 2014]
Juxtaposition: Birnbaum v. Davies [Published Australian Times - Aug 26 2014]
Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world? [Published TED Talks - YouTube - Aug 25 2014]
Thief's girlfriend sent burglary victim abusive... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Aug 22 2014]
If I ruled the world: Martin Rees [Published Prospect - Aug 21 2014]
'Save-the-planet' revolution: As arrogant as it... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 19 2014]
A Cosmic Contemplation [Published Quadrant Online - Aug 18 2014]
Is there life in outer space? [Published Daily Nation - Aug 17 2014]
And God created the universe [Published Brisbane Times - Aug 15 2014]
Record-breaking car company Bluebird moves to N... [Published Business Weekly UK - Aug 14 2014]
Love Northamptonshire attracts 200 inward inves... [Published East Midlands Business News - Aug 12 2014]
Artificial intelligence is more dangerous than ... [Published Impact Lab - Aug 11 2014]
Naïve Realism, Or the Strange Case of Physics a... [Published Beliefnet - Aug 11 2014]
Scottish independence: The famous for and again... [Published The Independent - Aug 07 2014]
David Attenborough, Mick Jagger and, erm, Will ... [Published The Independent - Aug 07 2014]
Dining with Dirac [Published Centauri Dreams - Aug 01 2014]
War of letters over call to abolish EC scientif... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Humans Aren’t the Pinnacle of Evolution and Con... [Published Singularity Hub - Jul 20 2014]
[tt] NYT: Defying Gravity, a Businessman Helped... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 27 2014]
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Science funding is broken. Thinkable wants to h... [Published SeekerBlog - Sep 17 2014]
Thinkable is a promising new crowd funding connection between researchers and sponsors (including the public at large). Founded by oceanographer and chief scientist Ben McNeil “the idea for Thinkable comes out of Ben’s frustration over the lack of ...
Upcoming Film ‘The University’ Charts the Birth... [Published Singularity Hub - Sep 12 2014]
Matt Rutherford , filmmaker and former producer of Charlie Rose, first met Salim Ismail at a birthday party in San Francisco. Over a beverage and some tech talk, the conversation turned to a new project Ismail was involved in called Singularity ...
Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Aug 27 2014]
OTTAWA CITIZEN: Ottawa jihadi seeking ‘martyrdom’ with ISIS in Syria http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/ottawa-jihadi-seeki.….s-in-syria POPULAR SCIENCE: Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World? http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/why-are-israeli-sta.….tech-world ...
Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Aug 26 2014]
OTTAWA CITIZEN: Ottawa jihadi seeking ‘martyrdom’ with ISIS in Syria http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/ottawa-jihadi-seeki.….s-in-syria POPULAR SCIENCE: Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World? http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/why-are-israeli-sta.….tech-world ...
Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world? [Published TED Talks - YouTube - Aug 25 2014]
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