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Planet Earth

Sneak Preview of Darwin: The Musical

DiscoblogBy Brett IsraelOctober 22, 2009 3:23 AM


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It seems people can't get enough of songs about science. Scientists can't stop making them, and we can't stop watching them. David Haines loves science and he loves songs, so he's putting on a concert called Tremendous Journey to celebrate his love. Haines gives the deets to

New Scientist


The concert will feature 15 songs about the science of life and evolution. It's a shorter version of my "science oratorio", Lifetime. We open with a song called Mr Darwin, which tells the story of his historic voyage aboard the Beagle. Then there is Selfish Gene, a song referring to Richard Dawkins's work, and Living Light, Queen Bee, Bacteria and Taxonomy.

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