- The ambient pioneer will be honored next month in Switzerland, joining the likes of Elon Musk, Jean-Michel Jarre and Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Brian Eno will receive the Stephen Hawking Medal at this year's Starmus Festival.
Starmus, described as "a global festival of science communication and art that brings together the most brilliant minds on the planet" on its website, will present Eno with an engraved 18K yellow gold OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch for his contribution to science communication.
Elon Musk will also receive the Stephen Hawking medal at this year's Starmus, which will be held in Zurich, Switzerland from June 24th through 29th. Past honorees include Jean-Michel Jarre, Hans Zimmer and The Big Bang Theory.
The theme for this year's Starmus is "A Giant Leap," with programming centered on moon exploration. Brian Eno will release an expanded edition of his 1983 album, Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks, in July.