View Full Version : “Across the Universe” Day for NASA and Beatles Fans

2008-Feb-01, 01:30 PM
NASA will use its Deep Space Network to transmit a song across the universe. And fittingly, the song is “Across the Universe” by the Beatles. On Feb. 4 at 7 pm EST, the song will be beamed towards the North Star, Polaris, located 431 light years away from Earth, and will travel across [...]

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2008-Feb-01, 01:38 PM
Jai guru deva, ommmmmm..... :)

2008-Feb-01, 02:30 PM
One of my favorite Beatles' songs!

...limitless undying love which shines around me like a million suns,
it calls me on and on across the universe...

2008-Feb-01, 08:58 PM
I'd like to hear a song that's being beamed into space? Are there any recordings of this song on the web that I could listen to?

2008-Feb-01, 09:54 PM
A too-short sample is Last.fm: Across the Universe (http://www.last.fm/music/The+Beatles/_/Across+the+Universe).

Last.fm 5-minute cover by Fiona Apple (http://www.last.fm/music/Fiona+Apple/_/Across+the+Universe?autostart)

2008-Feb-02, 01:01 AM
A too-short sample is Last.fm: Across the Universe.
Last.fm 5-minute cover by Fiona Apple
Listening to it now. Sounds good!

2008-Feb-04, 05:52 AM
...the 50th anniversary of both NASA's founding and the beginning days of the Beatles...Sketchy dating procedures :)
...The transmission over NASA's Deep Space Network will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the day The Beatles recorded the song..."Amazing! Well done, NASA!" McCartney said in a message to the space agency. "Send my love to the aliens. All the best, Paul."...
physorg (http://www.physorg.com/news121086292.html)
...Paul joined the Quarry Men in 1957 when he was 15 and John was 17. George joined the following year when he was 15. Ringo joined the band in 1962 when he was 22...
wikiAnswers (http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_old_were_the_Beatles_when_they_formed_the_grou p)
...The Quarrymen went through a progression of names...before settling on "The Beatles" in August 1960...
wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beatles)

2008-Feb-05, 03:38 AM
"I do not know the American Gentleman, god forgive me for putting two such words together."
-Charles Dickens.

2008-Feb-05, 04:26 AM
Fiona Apple does a nice video of Across the Universe.