Prospects for Humanity – Jan 15, 2019

Are we doing enough to protect ourselves and our planet? According to world-renowned scientist Martin Rees, humanity has reached a critical moment, and there is no plan B for Earth. With our world changing at a rapid pace, Rees explains why the future of humanity is bound to the future of science. He offers a compelling look at how advancements in biotechnology, robotics, and artificial intelligence, if applied wisely, can address these growing challenges and threats.
Dr. Martin Rees is Britain's Astronomer Royal. He was president of the Royal Society from 2005 to 2010, and Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, from 2004 to 2012.
WHAT: Martin Rees: Prospects for Humanity
WHO: Dr. Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, UK
WHERE: Schultz Cultural Hall, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
WHEN: 2019-01-15 — 7:00pm, Tuesday, January 15, 2019
HOW: Produced in collaboration with the Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley. Purchase DISCOUNT tickets with promo code WONDERFEST via the link, below.