Photos and Brian May's speech from the Hawking medal announcement

Posted by David Eicher
on Monday, December 21, 2015

You can click here to see more photos from the launch of the Stephen Hawking Medal in London last Wednesday, where Brian May, Garik Israelian, Alexei Leonov, Stephen Hawking, Harry Kroto, Richard Dawkins, Kip Thorne, and Hans Zimmer participated in the announcement ceremony.

You can also read Brian May’s comments at the ceremony. The astrophysicist and Queen founding member and guitarist is on the board of directors of the Starmus Festival, along with Israelian, Leonov, Hawking, Kroto, and Dawkins.

This medal will be awarded at the Starmus Festival next summer in Tenerife and will recognize efforts in science popularization.

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