Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Music that is out of this world

Commander Chris Hadfield recently returned from 6 months aboard the International Space Station. An astronaut and guitarist, just before returning to earth, he made this amazing music video with his version of David Bowie's Space Oddity:

Chris also explains some of the challenges in playing a guitar in space:

And here is Jewel in the Night, an original Christmas carol written by Chris and recorded on the space station:

Friday, May 3, 2013

Happy birthday WWW

To celebrate the WWW turning 20 years old on Tuesday 30 April, CERN republished the first website. See it at http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html and learn more about the restoration project at http://info.cern.ch/