Wednesday, September 24, 2008

NASA commissioned a rap about astrobiology

NASA commissioned Jonathan Chase, aka Oort Kuiper, to rap about life in the universe. You can learn a little bit more about the project here and here. Here's the video (he starts rapping about 45 seconds in):


In other science news, the Large Hadron Collider is out for two months, having already sprung a leak. (Or, it's just being used for the next two months to conduct the secret military experiments that led to its funding in the first place.)

*Previously: Silicon Valley's secret military history.

*Buy the Elegant Universe book or dvd at Amazon.