Registration opens for Starmus, sign up today!

Posted by David Eicher
on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Credit: Max Alexander/Starmus Festival
You can now register for next year’s Starmus Festival in the Canary Islands, the premier science festival in the world.

Next year’s event will honor Stephen Hawking and will be titled “Beyond the Horizon: Tribute to Stephen Hawking.” It will take place in Tenerife and La Palma, Canary Islands, June 27–July 2, 2016.

The speakers will include:

• Stephen Hawking
• 10 Nobel Prize-winning scientists, including Harry Kroto, Robert Wilson, Adam Riess, and Brian Schmidt
• Astronaut-explorers including Alexei Leonov, Rusty Schweickart, and Chris Hadfield
• Astrophysicists Garik Israelian, Brian May, Kip Thorne, Lord Martin Rees, Jill Tarter, Robert Williams, and Neil deGrasse Tyson
• And other names yet to be announced

A Sonic Universe Concert will again feature Brian May and other special guests.

The festival also will feature an astrophotography competition and school, and other special events to be announced.

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