Brian Eno is renowned for his performances by David Bowie, U2, Jon Hopkins and more, but now he will be recognized for his work for science. According to Pitchfork, he intends to get the Stephen Hawking Medal at the Starmus science and music festival in Switzerland this year.
His contributions are awarded the Eno award for “scientific communication.” Elon Musk will also be honored. Previous recipients include Jean-Michel Jarre, Hans Zimmer and Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Starmus V comes to Zurich, Switzerland, Monday to Sunday, 24 to 29 June. Visit Starmus.com to learn more.