The Cabildo of the Island of La Palma and the Town Hall of Santa Cruz de La Palma will award:
Prof. Samuel C. C. Ting
with a star that will be placed at the seafront promenade (Avenida Marítima) of Santa Cruz de la Palma.
The Paseo de las Estrellas de la Ciencia (Promenade of Stars of Science) is designed to honour very distinguished guests who have contributed to associate the name of the island with high-level science. The star awarded to Prof. Ting will join those previously awarded to Prof. Stephen Hawking, Mr. Alekséi Leónov and Prof. Takaaki Kajita.
The ceremony will take place at Museo Insular de La Palma in Santa Cruz de La Palma, on Thursday 12 of April at 20:00.
There will be two buses leaving Hotel Taburiente Playa at 19:00 to attend the ceremony, and they will return to the hotel at ~23:00, after the reception which will follow the ceremony.
All participants are kindly invited to attend the ceremony and the reception, see official invitation below:
Translation: The president of the Cabildo of the island of La Palma, Mr. Anselmo Pestana Padrón is glad to invite you to an event in honour of Professor Samuel C. C. Ting. During the ceremony, a replica of the star of the “PASEO DE LAS ESTRELLAS DE LA CIENCIA” with his name will be delivered to the 1976 Physics Nobel Prize. The event will take place on Thursday the 12th of April 2018 at 20h, at the Museo Insular, Plaza de San Francisco, Santa Cruz de la Palma.