Monthly Archives: September 2014

Starmus Festival Final Session

The final session of Starmus 2014 involved talks from Alexi Leonov and Stephen Hawking. Alexi Leonov, a soviet cosmonaut and the first man to walk in space, spoke about the soviet space program and why, eventually, they did not land … Continue reading

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Starmus Festival Session 3

The third session of the Starmus Festival started with a talk by Charlie Duke a NASA astronaut on the subject of “The Dark Side of the Moon.” He started by pointing out that Apollo always landed in the early morning … Continue reading

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Starmus Festival Session 2

Day two of the Starmus festival got underway with a talk by Dr Brian May on the history of stereoscopy in astronomy. He started by outlining the start of stereoscopy in the middle of the 19th century and pointed particularly … Continue reading

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Starmus Festival Session 1

The second Starmus Festival got underway today at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Tenerife. The first Starmus event, in 2011, attracted 60 people. This years festival has attracted over 750 people to hear talks by the likes of Stephen Hawking, … Continue reading

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