The SONGS

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Experiments of note:

  1. “Now the Snow” [Download]
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  2. “Isopods In My Aquarium” [Download]
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  3. Starter Home [Download]
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  4. “Beautiful (Have Another Plum)” [Download]
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  5. “When the Lights Go Out” [Download]
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  6. “Flip the Switch” [Download]
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  7. “Sleep to Remember, Stay Awake to Forget” [Download]
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  8. “After the End” [Download]
  9. “If I Believe It” [Download]
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  10. High Desert [Download]
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  11. “Kavachi” [Download]
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  12. “The Waves Around the Women” [Download]
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  13. “Inside the Box” [Download]
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  14. “nobody else can hear” [Download]
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  15. “Might As Well Be (Considering Inkayacu paracasensis)” [Download]
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  16. “Blood is Family” [Download]
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  17. “Colonies” [Download]
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  18. Leatherback, Crossing [Download]
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  19. “Move It Close to You” [Download]
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  20. “Facing North” [Download]
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  21. “National Primate Home” [Download]
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2020

  1. “Under Orion’s Arms” [Download]
    , based on SPACE.com, 3 January 2020, “Will Bright Star Betelgeuse Finally Explode? A Look at the Dimming Red Giant in Orion’s Shoulder.”
    Song details here.
  2. “Young and Stupid” [Download]
    , based on The Guardian, 3 February 2020, “Girls beginning puberty almost a year earlier than in 1970s.”
    Song details here.
  3. “In the Sounding Deep” [Download]
    , based on Scientific American, April 2020, “Undersea Telescopes Scan the Sky from Below.”
    Song details here.
  4. “In the Ring” [Download]
    , based on Scientific American, 4 May 2020, “A Shiny Snack Bag’s Reflections Can Reconstruct the Room around It.”
    Song details here.
  5. “Cluster Anatomy” [Download]
    , based on Science News, 2 June 2020, “A new 3-D map illuminates the ‘little brain’ within the heart.”
    Song details here.
  6. “Satellite of Love” [Download]
    (a penitential cover)
    , originally by the Velvet Underground, although the canonical version is the one Lou Reed did later on with David Bowie.
    Song details here.
  7. “Campfires” [Download]
    , based on Science Daily, 16 July 2020, “Solar Orbiter’s first images reveal ‘campfires’ on the Sun”.”
    Song details here.

2019

  1. “2014 MU₆₉ (Approach Me)” [Download]
    , based on Science News, 30 Dec 2018-1 Jan 2019, “Live updates: New Horizons’ flyby of a distant Kuiper Belt object
    Song details here.
  2. “My Batteries” [Download]
    , based on Jacob Margolis’ Twitter feed, 13 Feb 2019, 3:30 AM “The last message they received…
    Song details here.
  3. “Math” (penitential cover) [Download]
    , originally by the 1990s “spacewave” pop-punk band Supernova
    Song details here.
  4. “Facing North” [Download]
    , Science News, 18 Mar 2019, “People can sense Earth’s magnetic field, brain waves suggest
    Song details here.
  5. “Bodiless” [Download]
    , based on Vox, 17 April 2019, “Scientists: We kept pig brains alive 10 hours after death. Bioethicists: ‘Holy shit.’
    Song details here.
  6. “Built on Sand” [Download]
    , based on Nature, 2 July 2019, “Time is running out for sand
    Song details here.
  7. “Adria” [Download]
    , based on Science, 6 September 2019, “Geologists uncover history of lost continent buried beneath Europe
    Song details here.
  8. “Multicellular” [Download]
    , based on Science News, 17 October 2019, “Acrobatic choanoflagellates could help explain how multicellularity evolved
    Song details here.
  9. “Sleep to Remember, Stay Awake to Forget” [Download]
    , based on Scientific American, 18 November 2019, “Deeper Insights Emerge into How Memories Form.”
    Song details here.
  10. “I Spent a Week in the Dark” [Download]
    , based on Science Daily, 8 December 2019, “A week in the dark rewires brain cell networks and changes hearing in adult mice.”
    Song details here.

2018

  1. “In Circles” (penitential cover) [Download]
    , originally by Einstürzende Neubauten
    Song details here.
  2. “Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons” [Download]
    , based on “Incredible ‘Hypatia’ Stone Contains Compounds Not Found in the Solar System”, Popular Mechanics, 10 Jan 2018
    Song details here.
  3. “Let Them In (Voluntary Schistosomiasis)” [Download]
    , based on Science, 21 Feb 2018, “Seventeen volunteers let this worm live inside them to help defeat a dangerous disease”
    Song details here.
  4. “Titanium” (penitential cover) [Download]
    , originally by David Guetta, though people might know it best because Sia sang it.
    Song details here.
  5. “At 6 A.M.” [Download]
    , based on Nature, 17 Apr 2018, “Medicine’s secret ingredient — it’s in the timing”
    Song details here.
  6. “The Russian Cuckoo Reproduces in the Midnight Sun” [Download]
    , based on Popular Science, 7 May 2018, “Russian cuckoos are taking over Alaska”
    Song details here.
  7. “Upside Down” [Download]
    , based on Nature, 12 June 2018, “Africa’s majestic baobab trees are mysteriously dying”
    Song details here.
  8. “One of Our Submarines” (penitential cover) [Download]
    , originally by Thomas Dolby
    Song details here.
  9. “Rats Get Into Everything” [Download]
    , based on i>Nature, 11 July 2018, “Seabirds enhance coral reef productivity and functioning in the absence of invasive rats”
    Song details here.
  10. “Circuits in the Sand” [Download]
    (penitential cover)
    , originally by King Tuff
    Song details here.
  11. “Taste the Wind” [Download]
    , based on Nature, 13 Aug 2018, “Spacecraft sets off to make humanity’s closest approach to the Sun”
    Song details here.
  12. “Picture on Your Phone” [Download]
    , based on i>Science Direct, Vol. 27, Dec. 2018, “’Selfie’ harm: Effects on mood and body image in young women”
    Song details here.
  13. “Quantum Biology” [Download]
    , based on Scientific American, Vol. 27, Dec. 2018, “’Schrödinger’s Bacterium’ Could Be a Quantum Biology Milestone”
    Song details here.
  14. “Black Star” (penitential cover) [Download]
    , originally by Radiohead, and was covered acoustically by Gillian Welch with David Rawlin
    Song details here.
  15. “Forgotten” [Download]
    , based on Nature, 13 Dec. 2018, “‘Transmissible’ Alzheimer’s theory gains traction “
    Song details here.

2017

  1. “By Numbers” [Download]
    by grant,
    based on “Germany to probe Nazi-era medical science,” Science, 5 Jan 2017.
    Song details here.
  2. “Glassy Carbon Rods” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on Big improvement to brain-computer interface,” Science Daily, 17 Feb 2017.
    Song details here.
  3. “The Ring I Made For You (A Time-Crystal Canon)” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on The quest to crystallize time,” Nature, 8 Mar 2017.
    Song details here.
  4. Another Girl, Another Planet (penitential cover) [Download]
    , originally by The Only Ones,
    Song details here.
  5. “Facts Will Save Us All” [Download]
    , based on Steve Ballmer Serves Up a Fascinating Data Trove,” New York Times, 17 Apr 2017.
    Song details here.
  6. “Nine Dangshen Flowers” [Download]
    , based on China’s quantum satellite achieves ‘spooky action’ at record distance,” Science, 15 Jun 2017
    Song details here.
  7. “I Had A Fever” [Download]
    , based on Can Microbes Encourage Altruism?,” Scientific American, 17 Jul 2017
    Song details here.
  8. “Frozen Atmospheres” [Download]
    , based on Record-shattering 2.7-million-year-old ice core reveals start of the ice ages,” Science, 15 Aug 2017
    Song details here.
  9. “Around This Mystery” [Download]
    , based on Octlantis is a just-discovered underwater city engineered by octopuses,” Quartz, 17 Sep 2017
    Song details here.
  10. “Heaven is Our Home” [Download]
    , based on Tiangong-1: Chinese space station will crash to Earth within months,” The Guardian, 13 Oct 2017
    Song details here.
  11. “Electronics Follow” [Download]
    , based on First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical ‘Big Brother’,” The New York Times, 13 Nov 2017
    Song details here.

2016

  1. “Heavy In My Head” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Anxiety can impact people’s walking direction,” Science Daily, 19 Jan. 2016.
    Song details here.
  2. “Janssen” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Scientists just analyzed the atmosphere of a ‘super-Earth’ for the first time,” Washington Post, 16 Feb. 2016.
    Song details here.
  3. “Not a Pony” [Download]
    by grant, featuring Enok Webb
    , based on “Horse-sized tyrannosaur may be long-sought missing link in T.rex evolution,” Washington Post, March 14, 2016.
    Song details here.
  4. “Atomic Number” (a penitential cover) [Download]
    bygrant. (Originally by case/lang/veirs.)

    Song details here.
  5. “Meat Man” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “High-Protein Diet May Have Shaped Neanderthals,” Archaeology, 30 March 2016.
    Song details here.
  6. “Everything Appears to be in Order” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “AI Pioneer ROSS Intelligence Lands Its First Big Law Clients,” The American Lawyer, 6 May 2016.
    Song details here.
  7. “Electric Wind” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Water on Venus was stripped away by ‘electric wind’,” Wired, 21 June 2016.
    Song details here.
  8. “Cells, Sensors, Silicon” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “This Swimming Stingray Robot Is Powered by Real, Living Rat Cells,” Popular Mechanics, 7 July 2016.
    Song details here.
  9. “Turn Me Back” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “CRISPR’s hopeful monsters: gene-editing storms evo-devo labs,” Nature, 17 Aug 2016.
    Song details here.
  10. “Gaia (1,000 Times)” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Milky Way mapper: 6 ways the Gaia spacecraft will change astronomy,” Nature, 09 Sep 2016.
    Song details here.
  11. “Blood is Family” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Small Island, Big Experiment,” FiveThirtyEight Science, Oct 2016.

    Song details here.

  12. “Your Molecular Structure (penitential cover)” [Download]
    by grant (originally by Mose Allison)
    .
    Song details here.
  13. “Tiny Reindeer” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on Reindeer are shrinking, because of warmer arctic temperatures ,” Science, 11 Dec 2016.
    Song details here.

2015

  1. “Sleeping” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Naps Help Infants Form Memories“, Laboratory Equipment, 14 January 2015.
    Song details here.
  2. “White Coffee and Omelets” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Cut Sugary Drinks; Add Coffee, Eggs“, Laboratory Equipment, 20 February 2015.
    Song details here.
  3. “The Waves Around the Women” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Scientists have discovered nature’s newest strongest material“, Washington Post, 18 February 2015.
    Song details here.
  4. “How the Moon Began” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Puzzle of Moon’s origin resolved”, Nature, 8 April 2015.
    Song details here.
  5. “I Am Sailing” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “LightSail”, sail.planetary.org, retrieved 13 May 2015.

    Song details here.

  6. “Vulnerable Ape Theory (Going to a Blues Show with the Young Earth Creationists)” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Vulnerability made us human: how our early ancestors turned disability into advantage”, PhysOrg, 15 June 2015.
    Song details here.
  7. “Kavachi” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Deep-Sea Cameras Reveal a ‘Sharkcano'”, National Geographic Explorers’ Journal, 9 July 2015.
    Song details here.
  8. “Thirty-Five Minutes (from Earth),” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “NASA Windbots Could Explore Gas Giant Jupiter”, Sky News, 24 July 2015.
    Song details here.
  9. “One (Is The Loneliest Number)” [Download]
    (penitential cover), by grant, featuring Sebastian Balfour.
    Originally by Harry Nilsson.
    Song details here.
  10. “Levitating Diamonds (Tiny Impossible Things)” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Lasers used to levitate glowing nanodiamonds in a vacuum”, Science Daily, 7 Sep 2015.
    Song details here.
  11. “All Praise Black Ice” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “New Horizons Finds Blue Skies and Water Ice on Pluto”, NASA.gov, 8 Oct 2015.
    Song details here.
  12. “Jump, Jump, Jump” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Fish and Adaptation: Mangrove Fish Jumps into Air in Warming Water”, Nature World News, 21 Oct 2015.

    Song details here.

  13. “Aware of Emptiness” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “China’s dark-matter satellite launches era of space science”, Nature, 17 Dec 2015.
    Song details here.

2014

  1. “The Impossible One” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Earth-mass exoplanet is no Earth twin,” Nature, 6 January 2014.
    Song details here.
  2. “The Road We Wander.” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Monarch migration may become extinct,” Laboratory Equipment, 30 January 2014.
    Song details here.
  3. “Starter Home.” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Home Tweet Home: High-Tech Solutions for House and Apartment,” New York Times, 7 March 2014.
    Song details here.
  4. “Growing Batteries” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Process Turns Cellulose into Energy Storage Devices”, Laboratory Equipment, 8 April 2014.
    Song details here.
  5. “Something Missing” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Man prefers $50 3-D printed hand to $42,000 prosthetic”, Washington Post, 23 April 2014.
    Song details here.
  6. “Colonies” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Bees build mental maps to get home”, Nature, 2 Jun 2014.
    Song details here.
  7. “Step Into The Sky” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “A new raptorial dinosaur with exceptionally long feathering provides insights into dromaeosaurid flight performance”, Nature Communications, 15 July 2014.
    Song details here.
  8. “Rosetta” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “‘We’re in orbit!’ Rosetta becomes first spacecraft to orbit comet”, CNN, 6 Aug 2014.
    Song details here.
  9. “Could You Tell Me Your Name?” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on“Anxiety and sleeping pills ‘linked to dementia'”, BBC News, 9 September 2014.
    Song details here.
  10. “Forget” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Manipulating memory with light: Scientists erase specific memories in mice“, Science Daily, 9 October 2014.
    Song details here.
  11. “High Desert” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “All Dressed Up For Mars And Nowhere To Go“, Medium, 9 November 2014.
    Song details here.
  12. “Not Even Dancing Works” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Zoologger: Dancing in time makes crabs sexual failures“, New Scientist, 4 December 2014.
    Song details here.
  13. “Particles of Attraction” (penitential cover) [Download]
    , by grant
    , originally by AJ Allulli.
    Song details here.

2013

  1. “In the Light,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Zoologger: The first solar-powered vertebrate”, New Scientist, 18 January 2013.
    Song details here.
  2. “Spirit of the Words,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on Computer program roots out ancestors of modern tongues”, Nature, 11 Feb 2013.
    Song details here.
  3. “So Heavy,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Super-dense celestial bodies could be a new kind of planet,” Nature, 13 March 2013.
    Song details here.
  4. “Aeronaut, Come,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Charles A. A. Dellschau Dreams of Flying: The Amazing Story of an Airship Club That Might Never Have Existed,” The Atlantic, 21 March 2013.
    Song details here.
  5. “Back to the Printer,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “MIT and Harvard’s 3D-Printed Inchworm Robot Can Assemble Itself,” Inhabitat, 13 May 2013.
    Song details here.
  6. “Beautiful People” (penitential cover) [Download]
    , by grant
    , originally by The Books.
    Song details here.
  7. “Inside My Eyes” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Fossil brain teaser: New study reveals patterns of dinosaur brain development,” PhysOrg, 20 May 2013.
    Song details here.
  8. “Better Angels” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Revealed: US spy operation that manipulates social media,” The Guardian, 17 March 2011.
    Song details here.
  9. “Regenerative Medicine” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Decellularized Mouse Heart Beats Again After Regenerating With Human Heart Precursor Cells,” Science Daily, 13 August 2013.
    Song details here.
  10. “Better Man” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Just thinking about science triggers moral behavior,” Scientific American, 27 August 2013.
    Song details here.
  11. “The Hardest of Carbon” by [Download]
    grant
    , based on “Diamond drizzle forecast for Saturn and Jupiter,” Nature, 9 October 2013.
    Song details here.
  12. “Kiss the Earth” by [Download]
    grant
    , based on “World’s biggest dinosaur takes first steps in 94 million years – digitally, that is,” Digital Trends, 1 November 2013.
    Song details here.
  13. “Like A Rooster At Dawn” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Duck-billed dinosaur had rooster-like cock comb,” New Scientist, 12 December 2013.
    Song details here.

2012

  1. “Bioluminescence at the Dragon Vent,” [Download]
    by Squid Pro Crow
    , based on “Exotic creatures discovered living at deep-sea vent in Indian Ocean”, Guardian, 28 Dec 2011.
    Song details here.
  2. “Antarctica Awakes!” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Scientists close to entering Vostok, Antarctica’s biggest subglacial lake”, Washington Post, 31 Jan 2012.
    Song details here.
  3. “Back into flow,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “What it’s like to wear a brain-stimulating ‘thinking cap'”, BoingBoing, 4 Mar 2012, and “Zap your brain into the flow: Fast track to pure focus”, New Scientist, 6 Feb 2012.
    Song details here.
  4. “Inside the Box,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “CEOs and the Candle Problem”, Nature, “A Mad Hemorrhage” blog, 2 Apr 2012.
    Song details here.
  5. “This Stupid War,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Pesticide exposure linked to brain changes: study”, AFP, via Yahoo!News, 30 Apr 2012.
    Song details here.
  6. “Tired (A Neanderthal Complains),” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Neanderthals may have been first human species to create cave paintings”, Guardian, 14 June 2012.
    Song details here.
  7. “National Primate Home” by [Download]
    grant
    , based on “Call for NIH research chimpanzees to be retired”, Nature, 6 July 2012.
    Song details here.
  8. “Hi There! (We’re Robots From Earth)” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Mars rover Curiosity zaps ‘Coronation’ rock with rapid-fire laser (+video)”, Christian Science Monitor, 20 August 2012, and @MarsCuriosity, Twitter, 6 Aug 12.
    Song details here.
  9. “Particle” [Download]
    by grant
    (with apologies to Antonio Vivaldi), based on “How Fungi Create the Amazon’s Clouds”, Time, 5 September 2012.
    Song details here.
  10. “Is There A Light?” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “New Planet Is Closest Yet: Earth-Size Lava World a Space ‘Landmark'”, National Geographic, 17 October 2012.
    Song details here.
  11. “Cloudbusting”(a penitential cover) [Download]
    , by grant
    . A song about Wilhelm Reich’s tragic life (through the eyes of his son), written by Kate Bush, although I kinda favor Gemma Hayes’ version.
    Song details here.
  12. “Complicated Man.” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “New carnivorous harp sponge discovered in deep sea”, Nature, 9 November 2012.
    Song details here.
  13. “Starts Beating” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Scientists build a biological pacemaker by injecting a modified virus into the heart”, io9.com, 17 December 2012.
    Song details here.
  14. “Mesopotamia” (penitential B52s cover) [Download]
    by grant
    , originally by the B52s.
    Song details here.

2011

  1. “Leatherback, Crossing,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Secret voyages of leatherback turtles revealed using transmitters”, Guardian, 5 January 11.
    Song details here.
  2. “Answering the Call.” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on Koalas bellow to attract a mate, BBC News, 18 Feb 11.
    Song details here.
  3. “Blood Sweat Horses (Hàn Xie? Ma?)” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Mausoleum find rekindles ancient Chinas blood sweating horse legend, Archaeology Daily, 21 February 11.
    Song details here.
  4. “Grains of Aragonite” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on Primitive sea creature sports eyes made of rock, LiveScience, 14 Apr 11.
    Song details here.
  5. “Without the Sun” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on Stress can shorten telomeres in childhood, Nature, 17 May 11, and Our Galaxy Is Littered with Orphan Planets, Popular Mechanics, 18 May 2011.
    Song details here.
  6. “Humidity” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on Star Found Shooting Water “Bullets”, National Geographic, 13 June 2011.
    Song details here.
  7. “The Shape of Your Words,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Kiki or bouba? In search of language’s missing link”, New Scientist, 19 July 2011.
    Song details here.
  8. “Evert 1 Pipkin” (penitential cover) [Download]
    by grant.
    Originally by Man or Astro-Man?
    Song details here.
  9. “One In Ten.” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Minority Rules: Scientists Discover Tipping Point for the Spread of Ideas”, ScienceBlog, 25 July 2011.
    Song details here.
  10. “Turn Me Inside Out,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Gut instinct: Tantalising evidence that intestinal bacteria can influence mood”, The Economist, 3 Sep 2011, and “Antibiotics: Killing Off Beneficial Bacteria … for Good?”, Wired, 26 Aug 11.
    Song details here.
  11. “Move It Close to You,” by [Download]
    grant
    , based on “Mind-guided robotic arm lets paralyzed man touch girlfriend”, CBS News, 10 Oct 2011.
    Song details here.
  12. “Shining Stone (Calcite Double Refraction),” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Magical Viking stone may be real”, The Telegraph, 2 Nov 2011.
    Song details here.
  13. “Rocket Africa,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “One man’s mission to put Ugandans in space”, CNN, 4 Oct 2011.
    Song details here.

2010

  1. “A Tiny Golden Mean” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Golden Ratio Discovered in Quantum World: Hidden Symmetry Observed for the First Time in Solid State Matter,” ScienceDaily, 7 Jan 2010.
    Song details here.
  2. “My Girlfriend’s a Robot” (penitential cover) [Download]
    by grant
    . Originally by The Hanson Brothers.
    Song details here.
  3. “Staring” [Download]
    by grant
    . Based on “Body of Sea Urchin is One Big Eye,” LiveScience, 28 Dec 2009.
    Song details here.
  4. “The Stick That Never Strikes the Snare” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Scientists supersize quantum mechanics,” Nature , 17 March 2010.
    Song details here.
  5. “Aquarium” (penitential cover) [Download]
    by grant
    . Originally by Robyn Hitchcock.
    Song details here.
  6. “Mexican Coke” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “A sweet problem: Princeton researchers find that high-fructose corn syrup prompts considerably more weight gain,” Princeton University, 22 Mar 2010.
    Song details here.
  7. “Golden Record” [Download]
    by grant
    , partially based on “Have aliens hijacked Voyager 2 spacecraft”, Daily Telegraph, 12 May 10, and partially based on “Barnard’s Star” by Kate Horowitz.
    Song details here.
  8. “Crocodile Surf” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Crocodiles go with the flow”, Nature, 7 June 2010.
    Song details here.
  9. “nobody else can hear” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Super squid sex organ discovered”, BBC News, 7 July 2010.
    Song details here.
  10. “Rising Like the Sun” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Antidepressants in water cause shrimps to ‘swim towards the light'”, BBC News, 7 July 2010.
    Song details here.
  11. “The Imperial Worm” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Warrior Worms Swallow Enemies Whole”, Discovery News, 14 September 10.
    Song details here.
  12. “Run Straight Down” (penitential cover) [Download]
    by grant
    . Originally by Warren Zevon.
    Song details here.
  13. “Might As Well Be (Considering Inkayacu paracasensis)” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “36 million-year-old penguin was five feet tall and had reddish-brown feathers”, io9.com (quoting Science), 30 September 10.
    Song details here.
  14. “Beyond the Ends of the Earth” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “100 Year Starship: Nasa’s plan to colonise galaxy”, The First Post, 27 October 10.
    Song details here.
  15. “Planet of Diamonds” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Scientists Discover the First Carbon-Rich Planet – Which May Have Mountains of Diamonds”, BigThink.com, 14 December 10.
    Song details here.

2009

  1. “Iguana Rosada” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Rare, Storied Pink Iguana Discovered”, Popular Science, 5 Jan 2009.
    Song details here.
  2. “Army Ants” (penitential cover) [Download]
    , by grant
    , originally by Tom Waits.
    Song details here.
  3. “Mama Never Taught Me” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Can experiences be passed on to offspring? “, New Scientist, 9 Feb 2009.
    Song details here.
  4. “Visibility” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Strange fish has a see-through head”, MSNBC/LiveScience, 23 Feb 2009.
    Song details here.
  5. “64 Actuators” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Jacket Lets You Feel the Movies”, IEEE Spectrum, 18 March 2009.
    Song details here.
  6. “If I Believe It” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “The science of voodoo: When mind attacks body “, New Scientist, 13 May 2009.
    Song details here.
  7. “This is the Sound” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Acoustic Black Hole Created in Bose-Einstein Condensate”, Technology Review, 10 June 2009.
    Song details here.
  8. “Hast Thou Considered the Tetrapod?” (penitential cover) [Download]
    , by grant
    , originally The Mountain Goats.
    Song details here.
  9. “Like Salamanders Do,” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Regenerated legs no big trick for salamanders”, Reuters, 1 July 2009.
    Song details here.
  10. “Close Your Eyes” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Scary music is spookier with eyes shut “, New Scientist, 28 July 2009.
    Song details here.
  11. “Up, Up, Up” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Maori legend of man-eating bird is true”, The Independent, 14 Sep 2009.
    Song details here.
    Also:
    Up, Up, Upsub 1 [Download]
    , a crunchy, anthemic remix.
    Song details here.
  12. “Let’s Take the Boat Out” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “A Rocket for the 21st Century”, SEED, 29 Sep 2009, and “Letter to rocket scientists from kid, 1957: ‘You put in other details,'” BoingBoing, 13 Oct 09.
    Song details here.
  13. “A Strong Enough Lie” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Vanished Persian army said found in desert”, Discovery News, 9 Nov 2009.
    Song details here.
  14. “Dear Winter” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Humans Have Hidden Sensory System”, LiveScience (via Yahoo! News), 8 Dec 2009.
    Song details here.

2008

  1. “Flip the Switch” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Deep brain stimulation may help Alzheimer patient’s memories”, Telegraph.co.uk, 31 January 2008.
    Song details here.
  2. “My Fingertips Are Weightless” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Origami spaceplane aims for space station descent”, New Scientist, 21 January 2008.
    Song details here.
  3. “After the End” [Download]
    , by grant,
    based on “Arctic ‘Doomsday’ Seed Vault Opens”, Science Friday, 7 Mar 2008.
    Song details here.
  4. “Mesonychoteuthis Hamiltonii” [Download]
    , by grant,
    based on “Colossal Squid Comes Out Of Ice”, BBC News, 28 April 2008.
    Song details here.
  5. “Bathysphere” (penitential cover) [Download]
    , by grant,
    originally by smog.
    Song details here.
  6. “All Our Tomorrows” [Download]
    , by grant,
    based on “DNA Retrieved from 1,000-Year-Old Vikings”, LiveScience.com, 28 May 2008.
    Song details here.
  7. “We Climb” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Fossil fills out water-land leap”, BBC News, 25 Jun 2008.
    Song details here.
  8. “When the Lights Go Out”, by grant, based on “Sleep-deprived brains alternate between normal activity and ‘power failure'”, Labspaces.net, 21 May 2008.
    Song details here.
  9. “(We Can Blame Peter Higgs) At the Collider” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on CERN progress updates throughout 2008.
    Song details here.
  10. “Now the Snow” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “It’s snowing on Mars”, iTwire, 30 Sep 2008.
    Song details here.
  11. “Build us a House (They Could See From Space).” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Ancient Peru pyramid spotted by satellite”, Discovery, via MSNBC.com, 6 Oct 2008.
    Song details here.
  12. “Isopods In My Aquarium” [Download]
    , by grant
    , based on “Antarctica Has More Species than Galapagos”, LiveScience, 2 Dec 2008.
    Song details here.

2007

  1. “A World Without Us” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “An Earth Without People”, Scientific American, July 2007.
    Song details here.
  2. “Beautiful (Have Another Plum)” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Primates on the Pill”, New Scientist, 19 July 2007.
    Song details here.
  3. “An Awful Lot of Empty” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Colossal void may spell trouble for cosmology”, New Scientist Space Blog, 29 August 2007.
    Song details here.
  4. “Something in the Air” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Lap dancers ‘in heat’ are the ones to watch”, New Scientist, 11 Oct 2007.
    Song details here.
  5. “Across the Night” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on sources in the post “Virtual Mars mission – 500 days in a box,” 12 Nov 2007.
    Song details here.
  6. “Jaekelopterus!” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “Giant Claw Points to Monster Sea Scorpion”, New Scientist, 21 Nov 07.
    Song details here.
  7. “You’ve Got Power” [Download]
    by grant
    , based on “PopSci’s Best of What’s New 2007: Innovators”, Popular Science, December 2007.
    Song details here.
  8. “First Man in Space” (penitential cover) [Download]
    , by grant
    , originally by Jarvis Cocker (of Pulp) and Phil Oakey (of the Human League).
    Song details here.

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