Video of The Day: Stephen Hawking Sings About Universe

Physicist recorded a cover version of Monty Python’s “Galaxy Song.”

For Record Store Day, British comedy group Monty Python released a music video featuring theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking covering “Galaxy Song” from their film “The Meaning Of Life” (1983) .

The video has archive recordings from Python’s performances, including Hawking’s appearance onstage with physicist Brian Cox. In the first 24 hours the video received 300,000 views.

A single with a new version of the song will be released on April 18th.

Monty Python also released an on-line game, Asteroid.

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