Autotune Becomes Useful

People who understand and appreciate science sometimes find it difficult to communicate that sense of understanding and appreciation in a way that is accessible and interesting to others. Sometimes it’s hard not to get downright depressed about the current state of science knowledge and education (when, for example, Lawrence Krauss mentions that “half of Americans polled in a [2002] survey by the National Science Foundation did not know that Earth orbits the Sun, and that it takes a year to do so”) .

And then something like this comes along:

This is the second of a series of videos being produced by the Symphony of Science Project, a project “designed to deliver scientific knowledge and philosophy in musical form.” Below is their first video – ‘A Glorious Dawn’:

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Nick is an undergraduate studying history and economics at UBC. Nick is interested in international relations, philosophy of mind, creative writing, design, marketing, and a bunch of other things. Nick produces music, does graphic design, and sometimes plays tennis.