Astrophysicist Martin Rees offers a comprehensive guide to the prospects and options before the human race. Human beings still pose the greatest obstacle to their own survival. Yet Rees believes the world can feel positive about technology and its benefits. Humanity will need technology to combat threats, but people must apply moral values to govern and shape future research. Because Rees strives to explain and illuminate, he leaves the reader with a balanced sense of optimism. This report will prove particularly useful to corporate planners, government officials and analysts.
About the Author
The United Kingdom’s Astronomer Royal Martin Rees is one of the world’s most prominent astrophysicists and an influential scientific voice in the UK.