Great Job, Internet!: Stephen Hawking covered Monty Python’s “Galaxy Song”

If a tepidly well-received (and Academy Award-winning) biopic in addition to appearances in The Simpsons, Futurama, and Star Trek: The Next Generation wasn’t proof enough that Stephen Hawking is pretty cool, he’s now dropped a hot new single to which people can jam out. Hawking’s jam is a bit from Monty Python’s live show, where, when performing the “Galaxy Song” from Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life, the Pythons would be interrupted by British physicist/dreamboat Brian Cox who would go on to correct all of the scientific inaccuracies of the song. This would then lead to a rogue Stephen Hawking running over Cox before launching into space while singing his own rendition of the British troupe’s classic nihilistic ode to insignificance.

The Python sketcheteers have now released the video of Hawking’s performance as well as the song on iTunes for download. Additionally …

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