Stephen Hawking Explains How the Universe Works by Singing Monty Python’s ‘Galaxy Song’


To celebrate Record Store Day, international treasure Stephen Hawking recorded a cover of Monty Python's universe explainer "Galaxy Song" from the troupe's 1983 film The Meaning of Life. After all, who better to sing the lines, "Pray that there's intelligent life somewhere up in space / 'Cause there's bother all down here on Earth," than one of the greatest minds of our time? Zoom on, Hawking.