Podcast: Lord Martin Rees

The Astronomer Royal discusses his latest lecture event

An image of Rho Ophiuchi, a star-forming region in which traces of organic molecule methyl isocyanate (inset) has been found. Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2/L. Calçada

In this special edition of the Sky at Night Magazine podcast Editorial Assistant Kieron Allen talks to Lord Martin Rees, one of astronomy’s most distinguished figures, about his forthcoming lecture at the Natural History Museum, the wonders of Planck and the likelihood of finding life on distant planets.

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Music credit: Graham Smith