Martin Rees: On the Future—Prospects for Humanity
Where: 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500 Price: $35
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The future of humanity is bound to the future of science and hinges on how successfully we harness technological advances to address our challenges, says world-renowned scientist and bestselling author Sir Martin Rees in his new book, On the Future: Prospects for Humanity.
He joins New York Times science writer Claudia Dreifus for a provocative and inspiring discussion. Humanity, he says, has reached a critical moment. Our world is unsettled and rapidly changing—and if we are to use science to solve our problems while avoiding its dystopian risks, we must thing globally, collectively and long term. Join these two distinguished writers and gain an in-depth understanding of the critical issues that will define the future of humanity on Earth and beyond.
A book signing follows the event.