Galaxy Song, Monty Python (cover) [music video]

Galaxy Song, Monty Python (cover) [music video]

Whenever life gets you down, Mrs. Brown,
And things seem hard or tough, And people are stupid, obnoxious or daft,
And you feel that you’ve had quite eno-o-o-o-o-ough, Just remember that you’re standing on a planet
that’s evolving And revolving at 900 miles an hour. It’s orbiting at 19 miles a second, so it’s
reckoned, The sun that is the source of all our power. The sun, and you and me, and all the stars
that we can see, Are moving at a million miles a day,
In an outer spiral arm, at 40, 000 miles an hour,
In a galaxy we call the Milky Way. Our galaxy itself contains a hundred billion
stars; It’s a hundred thousand light-years side to
side; It bulges in the middle sixteen thousand light-years
thick, But out by us it’s just three thousand light-years
wide. We’re thirty thousand light-years from Galactic
Central Point, We go ’round every two hundred million years;
And our galaxy is only one of millions of billions In this amazing and expanding universe. Our universe itself keeps on expanding and
expanding, In all of the directions it can whiz;
As fast as it can go, the speed of light, you know,
Twelve million miles a minute and that’s the fastest speed there is. So remember, when you’re feeling very small
and insecure, How amazingly unlikely is your birth;
And pray that there’s intelligent life somewhere out in space,
‘Cause there’s bugger all down here on Earth!

Comments (100)

  1. I like that you always look in the bright side of life.

  2. As in human culture, we often tend to separate/divide along the lines that we perceive a person to be. But, we are more than our intellect, more than the cover on a book, and we are such more unbounded by what we can imagine. I am an engineer, a husband, father, musician, hunter, photographer, astronomer, vintner, and a wanna be physicist, and sooo much more. I truly appreciate the sharing of the humanity we all have within. There is nothing that should ever bind us to that which we choose to be.

  3. Wonderful! I'm SO glad I found your channel, you're an inspiration! Happy Solstice Sabine! 🙂

  4. Thank you! You're a gift to us all. Merry Christmas…

  5. Omg Sabine you just won the internet. I've never seen someone making real contributions to science literacy who is also willing to do something as silly as this. You rock

  6. Made my day. Thank you so much.

  7. Very nice, especially given that the opposite of gravity is comedy.

  8. I am always waiting for the "well emphasized" word or phrase in the songs. I was not disappointed: "billions" (grr).

    Merry Christmas … and all the other things!

  9. Nice to see your holiday spirit, Sabine!!
    PS: I think our orbit in the galaxy is more like 230million years, but we can allow poetic license 🙂

  10. Bravo! The message resonates in my mind.

  11. Did that just happen?

  12. Your are brilliant in every way Sabine… Keep Up the great work and spirit!

  13. You rock, lady! When your big brains and beauty are both put to the test, no force on earth can stop you from always being best.

  14. That was great! I love your voice.

  15. It is important to keep an open and very skeptical mind when asking fundamental and other questions, and to be light hearted because the answers you get are probably wrong.

  16. I know this is a cover and fun and a gag, but somehow it brings a tear to my eye.

  17. 👍😘 Merry Christmas Sabine 🎅

  18. I thank all these buggers to cause you a so bright singer. LOL!!!

  19. Ich weiß nicht, ob ich erleichtert oder geschockt sein soll, über die Tatsache, daß es Menschen gibt, die tausendmal intelligenter und talentierter, aber dennoch genauso bekloppt sind, wie ich. Herzerwärmend ist es aber allemal. Frohe Weihnachten!

  20. This was a flesh wound to my heart. So much respect for you.

  21. I never clicked anything… ANYTHING…so quickly. Thank you, Dr. H. Merry Christmas.

  22. Danke für mein Lächeln! Dir und Deinen Lieben eine schöne Weihnachtszeit!

  23. Like I said before she should write greeting cards. That german charm.

  24. Well. A few hundred billion stars.

  25. Merry Christmas, my darling dear Sabine Hossenfelder. Though you are a stranger in many ways. Your videos light up my life and this joyful Christmas gift is one that I shall cherish. May the quantum improbabilities always favor you. Thanks for being you. Merry Christmas.
    Post Scriptus i adore the steampunk victorian look… if my description is inaccurate please forgive my mortal ignorance.

  26. Thank you Doc. You’re amZing. Merry Christmas. ❤️


  28. A channel where a theoretical physicist explains physics… and sings her own songs, and dances around.
    I am perplexed, intrigued and unsure how to process the information.

    How do you get past the inhibitions and social situations that would make posting vids like this so hard.
    I have questions I dont know how to ask, without seeming rude, I don't want to sound rude sorry!
    I'm just… amazed.

  29. Expanding coooollllllll

  30. Smart, Beautiful and Funny. And she can sing, Expanding coollll

  31. The hair (yes, I realise it's a wig) does it for me!

  32. Brilliant, beautiful.

  33. Dos Equis ain’t got shit on this girl.

  34. You are adorable! Merry Christmas

  35. Sabine… love you… period… 💗💗💗💗💗

  36. These music clips ruin my entire admiration for that lady as a scientist.

  37. I am Impressed Dr. Hossenfelder. You make Astro-Physics so much fun! Thanks.

  38. You make my life less bad. Thank you.

  39. Hmm. Well, your singing ability and intellectual genius are inversely proportional. That is still a compliment.

  40. Congratulations, great take 🙂

  41. Das kam unerwartet. Einfach Klasse gemacht! Fröhliche Weihnachten Ihnen.

  42. This is too good!! 🙂

  43. 1:48 key signature and tempo changes may sound emergent but consume a lot of dark energy

  44. Always look on the bright side of life ( : D)

  45. they are pretty damned mean to Sabine for being smart

  46. Thanks for a little levity and reality, at the same time.

  47. I'd like to see a duo with Dawkins.

  48. …like really imagine…as in galilean idealization (imagine). There's no motion in space-time.

  49. It's Christmas in Heaven.
    All the children sing.
    It's Christmas in Heaven.
    Hark. Hark. Those church bells ring.

    It's Christmas in Heaven.
    The snow falls from the sky,
    But it's nice and warm, and everyone
    Looks smart and wears a tie.

    It's Christmas in Heaven.
    There's great films on TV:
    'The Sound of Music' twice an hour
    And 'Jaws' One, Two, and Three.

    There's gifts for all the family.
    There's toiletries and trains.

    There's Sony Walkman Headphone sets
    And the latest video games.

    It's Christmas! It's Christmas in Heaven!
    Hip hip hip hip hip hooray!
    Every single day
    Is Christmas day!

    It's Christmas! It's Christmas in Heaven!
    Hip hip hip hip hip hooray!
    Every single day
    Is Chri–

  50. May all of the information that is You remain with us always.

  51. this is incredible on just so many levels! thank you

  52. Bravo!!!! Excellent!

  53. My dear Ms. S,
    Thank you for the best 2:53 I have ever had the pleasure to live.

  54. White hair really go with you <3

  55. My favorite song! Thank you.

  56. So, can we have your liver, then?

  57. Merry Christmas! And funky hairdo! 😉

  58. Ms. Hossenfelder, does gravity exist without mass?

  59. Brilliant, talented and beautiful.

  60. I am crushing so hard right now. Umwerfend!

  61. Wunderbare zusammenfassende Erklärung für's Ganze. Mehr muss zu dem Fehlgriff, der dem Universum mit unserem Planeten und insbesondere mit dem homo sapiens passiert ist, nicht gesagt werden! Aber – sorry – ich habe noch eine neugierige technische Frage: Mit welcher Videobearbeitungs-Software gelingt es Dir, dass Du so sauber freigestellt bist vor dem Greenscreen? Steht Dir da ein entsprechend eingerichtetes Studio mit Hochleistungsrechner zur Verfügung? Bei vielen selbstgedrehten Greenscreen-Aufnahmen bleiben doch immer irgendwelche grün schimmernden Reste in den Haaren oder an der Kleidung zurück – was oft ziemlich übel aussieht. Und da ich sehe, wie viel Arbeit schon allein ein freizustellendes Standbild in Photoshop macht, habe ich mich noch gar nicht an Video-Greenscreen herangetraut, weil ich befürchte, dabei letztlich nur viel Arbeit in ein nicht zufriedenstellendes Ergebnis zu stecken. Dir aber gelingt es. Wie und womit bitte?

  62. The most general, inspire, brilliant and funniest lesson of modern astronomy 😍

  63. In tune, not just with the universe! Excellent work!

  64. As long as you're in the fridge, I'd like some Spam.

  65. Nice voice…do some more fun stuff!

  66. You should blonde your hair for good!

  67. Now, for something completely different….
    Smart, loves science, talented, apparently likes monty python, has a great accent… what's not to like about Sabine!

  68. Always nice to hear when they come to take your organs 😉

  69. Love this! Great to have a sense of humor. Smart, sexy, funny.. wow

  70. Many thanks for reviving this old Monty Python song!
    Btw… did you know, that the Monty Python comedy team is the origin of the name of the popular "Python" programming language?
    Great rendition!
    Your husband is a very lucky man.
    All the best for the New Year!
    Keep it up!

  71. I want more Sabine music videos 🙂

  72. merry christmas sabine. enjoy the ride — the mysteries and miracles. i'm an ancient physicist and i wouldn't trade a day for any other pursuit.

  73. Hey, if you can't make it in physics, you can always fall back on singing show times.

  74. Wow! Is that your actual voice? It's lovely! And you look particularly lovely in this music video. Happy Holidays!

  75. Good text and melody Sabine, you are amazing! Please re-edit with more backdrop illustrations regarding the lyrics so it can be shown to 12 yo kids. Thanks 🙂

  76. We are in an illusion as we are some kind of intelligent life form, but fundamentally we are an energy forms, feeding information in every movement. We are doing many forms of energy transactions like food, water, breathing, thermal and other subtle forms of energy transactions in our daily life. Why do we need to sleep? What kind of transactions are we doing in our sleep? We are in reality a limited part of, whatever we consider as our selves. Most of it is running by smart energy, since our consciousness is low, we are experiencing as an individual being. What we are experiencing and perceiving in this dimension doesn’t make sense in other dimension. Relatively should explain it. Dimensions doesn’t exists as 2D, 3D etc.. they exists in different energy/ conscious levels. We are in a process of becoming smart energy and ultimately smart space which our modern science is perceiving as black holes and religions as GOD. We are creating smart devices and making a mess on this planet, who will clean this mess? Universe is not a threat to life in fact it is created by Universe. We are becoming a threat to ourselves and to this planet. Don’t forget science started its journey by observing the nature, but is it actually understanding or misusing?

  77. What kind of intelligent species we are? Dividing this planet into many countries, misusing the resources to make weapons, becoming a threat to each other and to this planet, killing each other for resources and power, giving importance to money. Don’t have understanding about the fundamentals as our origin is same and our destination is same, but we have to compete with each other to show who is powerful and race for space explorations by misusing the resources, which are fundamentally made for life. We have taken everything for granted on this planet. Our modern science is so intelligent, which thinks our Universe is some kind random event and life is some kind of accident and trying to preserve life by leaving this planet. What kind of random event is this, where life is thriving on this planet for many years. So everyday is a coincidence then. What kind of intelligent species we are? Where is our ancient knowledge? Gods are not some beings sitting somewhere and ruling, they are energy forms running this place, working 24×7, every where in this Universe, even inside you.

  78. Cool outtfit, Fr. Dr. Hossenfelder! Thank you and einen guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr wünsch' ich Ihnen!

  79. OMG! I'm in another universe where Doc Sabine demonstrates how the uncertainty principle affects personality by becoming other than her familiar self, for me this is evidence that she's not a hologram. Could this be free will? (or maaaybe free stylin' 🤩) One thing I'm certain about is, that this is Performance Art⚘⚘

  80. Awesome fun, thanks!

  81. There are many birdies flying in the sky
    None of them is asking for a reason why
    Look at you who's standing on the ground
    Reasons for your problems can't be found
    Step right out into the day
    'cos in some dozen years it's all away

    People have opinions growing in their head
    Wanting lots of love but fighting just instead
    Building walls and borders while they can
    Earth is turning giving not a damn
    Many creatures gone extinct
    and in some thousand years we're in the sink

    Suns and planets live just for a little while
    Galaxies stop spinning in the endless sky
    Do you feel afraid it's all in vain?
    Wrong or right is only in your brain!
    Sped up by dark energy
    In some billion years it all will be

  82. Are those bright blue eyes real or CGI?

  83. Professor Doctor Hossenfelder has it going on!

  84. So how accurate are all the numbers?

  85. Love the outfit! You look great❤ you did such a great job! Bravo!!!

  86. I’ll marry any girl who laughs when I say she’s 16,000 light years thicc

  87. I am in love w Sabine Hossenfelder. Well done

  88. Do you use autotune?

  89. I can assure you that there is no other life in the universe, regardless intelligent or not.

  90. Insignificance is an illusion. A very elaborate one, but it is.

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