This Version of Monty Python's 'Galaxy Song' is Sung by Stephen Hawking
The universe lost one of its greatest thinkers this week when Professor Stephen Hawking passed away. The brilliant scientist was well known for popularizing theories of physics.
But as tributes poured in from around the world, another thing stood out about Hawkings - his wicked sense of humor.
Everyone that worked with him, from the world's top researchers to actors and musicians all commented on his ability to laugh at himself and the world around him.
There is nowhere that is more evident than in this video for the single “Stephen Hawking Sings Monty Python… Galaxy Song”.
The single was originally written for the 1983 film “Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life”. But has been re-recorded with the lyrics sung by Professor Stephen Hawking.
The latest track was written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez, and if you listen carefully, is an educative lecture on the vastness of our universe.
In the hilarious video, scientist and media personality, Brian Cox is seen discussing the inaccuracy of the lyrics before Stephen Hawking runs him over at high speed in his wheelchair. The video is poignant today as the world remembers Hawking and his staggering contributions to science.
If you are a Monty Python fan, be sure to schedule some time to trawl through the brilliant videos on the site. Lots of excellent footage from the good old days as well as new videos featuring the original cast.
Via: Monty Python