Martin Rees

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The Lord Rees of Ludlow

Martin Rees-6Nov2005.jpg
Martin Rees in 2005
60th President of the Royal Society
In office
Preceded byRobert May, Baron May of Oxford
Succeeded byPaul Nurse
Personal details
Martin John Rees

(1942-06-23) 23 June 1942 (age 78)
York, England, United Kingdom
EducationShrewsbury School
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge (BA, MA, PhD)
Known forCosmic microwave background radiation quasars
Astronomer Royal
President of Royal Society
AwardsDannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics (1984)
Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society (1987)
Balzan Prize (1989)
Bower Award (1998)
Gruber Prize in Cosmology (2001)
Albert Einstein World Award of Science (2003)
Michael Faraday Prize (2004)
Crafoord Prize (2005)
Order of Merit (2007)
Templeton Prize (2011)
Isaac Newton Medal (2012)
HonFREng[1] (2007)
Nierenberg Prize (2015)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Cambridge
University of Sussex
ThesisPhysical processes in radio sources and inter-galactic medium (1967)
Doctoral advisorDennis Sciama
Doctoral students

Martin John Rees, Baron Rees of Ludlow, OM, FRS, FREng, FMedSci, FRAS[1][7] (born 23 June 1942) is a British cosmologist and astrophysicist. He was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge from 2004 to 2012 and President of the Royal Society between 2005 and 2010.[8][9][10][11][12][13]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "List of Fellows".
  2. Blandford, Roger David (1973). Electrodynamics and astrophysical applications of strong waves. (PhD thesis). University of Cambridge. OCLC 500386171. EThOS
  3. Hogan, Craig James (1980). Pre galactic history (PhD thesis). University of Cambridge. EThOS
  4. Hogan, Craig James. "Curriculum vitae" (PDF). Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  7. Anon (2015). "The Lord Rees of Ludlow OM Kt HonFREng FRS". royalsociety. Royal Society. Archived from the original on 17 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from the website where:

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  9. Martin J. Rees at Library of Congress Authorities, with 23 catalogue records
  10. "2005 talk: Is this our final century?". accessed 31 August 2014
  11. "Interviews with Charlie Rose, 2003 and 2008". Archived from the original on 28 January 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) accessed 31 August 2014
  12. Anon (2010). "New Statesman Interviews Martin Rees". New Statesman. accessed 31 August 2014
  13. Talk by Martin Rees, March 2017 at YouTube