Hello, my name is John. I’m a writer and
performer and I am crazy about science. Hence, well, the t-shirt and this one and this one and this one and this one and sort of this one and this one and this one and this one and this one and the fact that for the past several years I’ve been monkeying about as Charles Darwin, warping space-time as Albert Einstein, being poisoned by radioactive materials as Mary Curie, and I thought that it was high time that for my next show, I would try being myself again for a bit. So, for the Ensonglopedia of Science I’ve written a song about science for every letter of the alphabet, and here are some clips from some of our
early performances: The tiny things whizzing round the outside
Are electrons, five or six femtometres wide. DNA placed those ace features on your face.
Drop, drop, drop…the nucleobase. Medicine, Medicine the Musical! And those little neurons told the motor neurons To tell the silly man to take his hand out of the fire. Evolution is ongoing! You’ll know the qu-qu-quantum spin of the other one. Spin up (if you could spin up for me sir)
Spin down (the other one spin down) If you’ve got one, the other one must be around
(very nice) Ich bin the crazy-haired rapper who’s dared to declare
That the E is the M to the C to the Square.
This is energy-mass equivalence! Chorus everybody:
Let’s go to space, man, shame to let it all go to waste, man, let’s get into space! What’s next? What’s the next one out? (Mars! Jupiter!) Jupiter is the biggest of all, the giant gas ball,
Through the layers of liquid metal we will fall… And now it’s time to do the Ensonglopedia conga!
Nah nah nah nah, hey! Nah nah nah nah, hey! I promise you that nothing can possibly go wrong-a