The latest science music-related publicity blitz concerns the first-ever transmission of a song to Earth from another planet — in this case, Mars. The song is “Reach For The Stars” by will.i.am of the hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas.
• Curiosity Rover Plays First Song Transmitted From Another Planet (NASA Press Release)
• Mars rover beams new will.i.am song (USA Today)
• Mars Curiosity rover beams down Will.i.am song ‘Reach for the Stars’ (Washington Post)