Starmus Programme

DAY 1 - Monday, 20th June 2011

  • 13:00 h.  -  OPENING LUNCH at ABAMA
  • 15:30 h.  -  Conference: (30 / 40 mins. per speaker, 5 min Q&A)
    Discover the cosmos and change the world.
  • 15:30 h. -  INAUGURATION CEREMONY:
    ROBERT WILLIAMS: Five Key Astronomical Discoveries of the Past 50 Years: Great Challenges Remaining for the Next Half Century.
    Welcome by the STARMUS Advisory Committee
  • 16:15 h. -  LESLIE SAGE: ¿How Astronomy Has Changed What it Means to be Human? 
  • 16:50 h. -  JILL TARTER: Intelligent Life in the Universe: Is there anybody out there?
  • 17:30 h. -  Coffee break.
  • 18:00 h. -  MICHEL MAYOR: Extrasolar Planets in the Universe: many, different and everywhere?
  • 18:35 h. -  BUZZ ALDRIN: My Space Journeys: Moon Walking to Mars Cycling.
  • 19:20 h. -  CLAUDE NICOLLIER: Visits to Hubble
 

DAY 2 - Tuesday, 21st June 2011

 

  • 15:00 h. -  Conference: (30 / 40 mins. per speaker, 5 min Q&A)
    Discover the cosmos and change the world.
  • 15:00 h. -  JACK SZOSTAK: The Origin of Life on Earth.
  • 15:45 h. -  RICHARD DAWKINS: Exobiology and Religion.
  • 16:30 h. -  KIP THORNE: Black Holes: The Most Luminous Objects in the Universe but no Light!
  • 17:15 h. -  Coffee break.
  • 17:45 h. -  SAMI SOLANKI: Is the Sun to Blame for Global Warming?
  • 18:15 h.  -  YURI BATURIN: Earthly Mission of Cosmonauts.
  • 18:45 h   -  SERGEI ZHUKOV: Russian Cosmonautics: Trends for Future Development.
  • 20:30-23:45-   STAR-Party to Mount Teide
    Parador Turismo - Tapas-Snack
 

DAY 3 - Wednesday, 22nd June 2011

 

  • 15:00 h.  -  Conference: (30 / 40 mins. per speaker, 5 min Q&A)
    Discover the cosmos and change the world.
  • 15:00 h.  -  BILL ANDERS (Apollo 8): Early American Space Program.
  • 15:45 h.  -  JIM LOVELL (Apollo 13): Apollo 13: ‘Houston, We Have a Problem’.
  • 16:30 h.  -  CHARLIE DUKE (Apollo 16): Apollo: More than an Adventure.
  • 17:15 h.  -  Coffee break.
  • 17:45 h.  - BRIAN MAY: What Are We Doing in Space?
  • 18:30 h.  -   GEORGE SMOOT: Signals From the Beginning.
  • 19:15 h.  -   GARIK ISRAELIAN: Stellar Orchestra in the Acoustic Universe.

      GALA DINNER : ABAMA Golf & Resort
 

 

DAY 4 - Thursday, 23rd June 2011

  •  LA PALMA by plane    (Optional)  
    Visit to La Palma Observatory
    -   LUNCH at Observatory area
  • TEIDE by bus (optional)
    Visit to Teide Observatory.
  •   15:00 h.  -  Conference: (30 / 40 mins. per speaker, 5 min Q&A)
    Discover the cosmos and change the world.
  • 15:00 h.  -  ADAM BURROWS: Explosive Astrophysics.
  • 15:30 h.  -   RICH GOLDMAN: Taking Off: Exploring the Symbiotic Relationship of the Space and Technology Industries.
  • 16:00 h.  -  JOSEPH SILK: Creation of the Universe.
  • 19:00 h. - 108 GTC Round Table in LA PALMA  
    LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE GTC DOME        
 

DAY 5 - Friday 24th June 2011


  • From 14:40 h. MAGMA
    Theme:   50 years in Space: Poyekhali  (15:00-18:15 h.)
  • 14:45-15:00 h.  - Opening Ceremony.
  • 15:00-15:45 h.  -  THE FIRST FLIGHT: documentaries, speakers: Alexei Leonov, Victor Gorbatko,  Valentina Tereshkova 
  • 15:45-16:15 h.  -   Coffee break: water and soft drinks, pastries.
  • 16:15-17:00 h.  -  TO THE MOON: documentaries, guests, speakers: Neil Armstrong, Jim Lovell, Bill Anders, Charlie Duke
  • 17:00-17:30 h.  - TOGETHER IN SPACE
  • 19:30 h. -  VIP DINNER at MAGMA - Catering
  • 21:00 h.  SONIC UNIVERSE - CONCERT AT MAGMA
 

DAY 6 - Saturday, 25th June 2011

  • Buffet breakfast.
  • DEPARTURES / EXCURSIONS (optional)

 

 

DAY 7 - Sunday, 26th June 2011

  • Buffet breakfast
  • DEPARTURES