Starmus IV Announced


Attendees at Starmus III, including Stephen Hawking, Brian May, Brian Eno and Brian Cox.

The stars of the international world of science will reconvene in Trondheim, Norway for the fourth Starmus Festival held from 18-23 June 2017. Under the title ‘Life And The Universe’ Starmus will once again celebrate a synthesis between science and music. The festival’s theme will be broad, covering origin and evolution, the human brain, society and global issues.

“After three successful festivals in The Canary Islands, it is an honour to be invited to the scientific capital of Norway, Trondheim, to expand Starmus and reach even greater heights.” Garik Israelian, Founder of Starmus

The Starmus board consists of Stephen Hawking, Brian May, Peter Gabriel, Richard Dawkins, Alexei Leonov, Robert Williams, David Eicher, Jack Szostak and the festival’s founder, Garik Israelian all of whom will be involved in devising the programme of events.

Participants for Starmus IV, so far confirmed include some of the world’s leading academics in the fields of physics, chemistry and medicine, as well as a legendary cosmonaut, astronauts and an award winning composer: Stephen Hawking, Harrison Schmitt, Alexei Leonov, George Smoot (Nobel Prize Winner), Adam Riess (Nobel Prize winner), Robert Williams, Robert Wilson (Nobel Prize Winner), May-Britt Moser (Nobel Prize Winner), Edvard Moser (Nobel Prize Winner), Charlie Duke, Alan Stern, Michel Mayor, Jill Tarter, Brian Eno, Walt Cunningham and Susumu Tonegawa (Nobel Prize Winner).

More names to be announced next month.

Tickets go on sale 24th October 2016