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Geek Music

Will.i.am debuts his track from Mars

CTVNews reports that Will.i.am, the Black Eyed Peas frontman, is going to debut his new track from Mars.

Literally.

The Mars Curiosity Rover is going to beam his song back to Earth, which is how the world is going to first hear it.

While a technological marvel, it’s an embarrassing use of the rover and the tech behind it.

Members of the team overseeing Curiosity’s work on Mars will be on hand too, to explain how the song was sent from the Martian surface to Earth, as well as other details of the rover’s mission on the Red Planet.

I guess that’s the useful part.  NASA is using Will.i.am to get people interested in the technology, and will hopefully actually explain the science behind it.

Let’s hope this song is better than the last BEP album.

Art

Bboy’s in space

Okay, so  it’s not quite as cool as it sounds.  They’re not actually in outer space or anything, but they are suspended in the air.

Photographer Denis Darzacq is a talented young Frenchman who has quite a number of successful exhibitions under his belt.  Now it’s debatable whether these cats are actually breakers are not,  but there’s no denying that these are some extraordinary photos.

Check ’em out here.

[Source: Metafilter, Denis Darzacq]