Tag: music

Astronomy Grab Bag

Quick updates! The crowd-funding project for space science, Uwingu, got an extension to their Indiegogo campaign, and they are almost to their goal with just 6 days left! Can you help with a donation? A share? A tweet? I wrote…

Ahhh! This is so cool!

The Cassini mission to Saturn. Nine Inch Nails. And a video composition by Chris Abbas. This. Is. Art. CASSINI MISSION from cabbas on Vimeo. Love it so much. (via Discovery News)

Entertaining Skeptically

Brief paper-writing break to showcase my two favorite videos this week. First, Tim Minchin’s STORM has been animated and is finally available on YouTube! Seriously, let the whole thing upload, then watch high-def full screen. It is so awesome. I…

Japanese Rock Ode to a Telescope

If you love music and astronomy, this is the coolest video you will see all day. If you love music and radio astronomy, this is the coolest video you’ll see all month, at least. The Japanese rock band ACIDMAN released…

Entertain Me

There must be a way to stay sane amongst the insanity of teaching. If there is, I haven’t found it yet. But, two things that have helped are new works from two of my favorite artists! TREBUCHET is out! Fans…

Listening "Above the Sky"

While I was at the #SDOisGO tweetup, I got to meet a really cool, fun, and sweet musician who drove all the way through the snow down from Jersey to be there. Yes, I am talking about the lovely CraftLass!…

Astronomy Songs – Part I

For those of you that follow along on twitter, a little while ago I asked for some help finding space and astronomy songs for our Dark Skies, Bright Kids end of semester party. And did I mention that my twitter…

Another Defense of Science

I was taking a break the other day and following some fun Twitter links to a story about Eddie Izzard’s marathon of marathons, which is a really cool and inspiring story.  (Sorry, I don’t remember who tweeted it first!) This…

Blog on vacation…

Hey all, it’s been a while again.  I’ve been sloooowly getting things done at work. As Swoopy aptly puts in the latest Skepticality (106), When I get to talk to scientists, often they are in the lab and they are…