In Depth: Roger Blandford & Martin Rees

Roger BlandfordRoger Blandford is director of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC). Housed at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University, Blandford oversees research that seeks to answer some of our great cosmic questions: what powered the Big Bang? What are dark matter and dark energy? What is happening around black holes? View Video


Martin ReesMartin Rees is a professor of cosmology and astrophysics, master of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge, and president of the Royal Society. He was appointed Astronomer Royal in 1995, and was nominated to the House of Lords in 2005 as a cross-bench peer and appointed a member of the Order of Merit in 2007. View Video