SONG: Heavy In My Head

SONG: “Heavy In My Head.”

ARTIST: grant.

SOURCE: Based on “Anxiety can impact people’s walking direction,” Science Daily, 19 Jan. 2016, as used in the post “Nervous people walk to the left.

ABSTRACT:
Yes, this song is late. I’m not entirely sure why – I had the music *basically* down by the second week of January, and the lyrics by the middle of the week of the 23rd. But as usual, ran out of time to record them. Not to mention a space to record them in. Or… something. Hmm.

So…

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Science Art: PIA18353: Janus and Tethys by Cassini (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute)

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
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A big moon and a little moon, orbiting Saturn.

Moons like Tethys (660 miles or 1,062 kilometers across) are large enough that their own gravity is sufficient to overcome the material strength of the substances they are made of (mostly ice in the case of Tethys) and mold them into spherical shapes. But small moons like Janus (111 miles or 179 kilometers across) are not massive enough for their gravity to form them into a sphere. Janus and its like are left as irregularly …

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Science Art: Geology, by Brad Paisley

Yeah, this was just rebroadcast on Prairie Home Companion this weekend. But why not?

A pretty good country song that does everything you’d want a science song to do.

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Science Art: Flaming Storms on the Sun's Face

dthornebooks_stormsonsunsface

First found on dthorne books.

I’m guessing this came from a very old Scientific American (maybe 1930s?), but can’t really say for sure.

Welcome, 2016.

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Anderson & Reed make dog music.

31 May 2010 0

Fixing the BBC’s headline here (and wife??) while celebrating a new, high frequency project by Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed, dog musicians: US rock star […]

The Brain in the Studio

14 December 2009 0

Unlike all of the other selections cut-n-pasted here, this one I typed in by hand; that’s how much I wanted to share it. It’s from […]

Listen to the lituus.

10 July 2009 0

About two months ago, the BBC tells us, Scottish researchers used computer models to bring a lost medieval instrument back to life: Bach’s motet (a […]

Autotune explained.

3 July 2009 0

Normally I wouldn’t encourage this sort of thing, but NOVA has an interesting feature explaining how Autotune works. On July 6, they’ll be posting answers […]

I see sounds.

2 July 2009 0

ScientificBlogging.com has a story that I’d suspect was an April Fools if this wasn’t the middle of summer. Supposedly, like our intelligent cousins to the […]

SONG: This is the Sound.

28 June 2009 1

SONG: “This is the Sound” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Acoustic Black Hole Created in Bose-Einstein Condensate”, Technology Review, […]

A SONIC BLACK HOLE!

12 June 2009 1

That sounds so totally metal, doesn’t it? Technology Review explains how to make a sound so heavy, no light can escape: One of the many […]

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