Brian Eno to Receive Stephen Hawking Medal at Science Festival

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Brian Eno (Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
Brian Eno (Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

At this 12 months’s Starmus Festival—a science occasion that includes panel discussions, concert events, exhibitions, and extra—Brian Eno will probably be receiving the Stephen Hawking Medal. He’ll be offered with an engraved 18ok yellow gold OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch for his contribution to “science communication.” Elon Musk may even be receiving the medal; previous recipients embrace Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jean-Michel Jarre, Hans Zimmer, and others.

Starmus is going down in Zurich, Switzerland from June 24-29. This 12 months’s theme is “A Giant Leap” and options programming surrounding moon exploration.

Eno lately introduced an expanded version of his 1983 Daniel Lanois and Roger Eno collaboration Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks. It was initially recorded for a documentary known as For All Mankind that options footage from the Apollo 11 moon touchdown.

Read Pitchfork’s characteristic, “A Conversation With Brian Eno About Ambient Music.”