Sure, you love Carl Sagan and Bill Nye, but have you ever heard them sing? Well, perhaps “sing” is the wrong word here, but Symphony of Science, a music project created by John Boswell uses Autotune software to set clips from speeches and science television programs to music. The goal is, “to bring scientific knowledge and philosophy to the public, in a novel way, through the medium of music.” Kind of cheesy, yet kind of inspiring, the latest clip was created in collaboration with The Planetary Society on their 35th anniversary and features Sagan, Nye, Emily Lakdawalla, and Neil deGrasse Tyson.





David Crotty

David Crotty

David Crotty is a Senior Consultant at Clarke & Esposito, a boutique management consulting firm focused on strategic issues related to professional and academic publishing and information services. Previously, David was the Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. He oversaw journal policy across OUP’s journals program, drove technological innovation, and served as an information officer. David acquired and managed a suite of research society-owned journals with OUP, and before that was the Executive Editor for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, where he created and edited new science books and journals, along with serving as a journal Editor-in-Chief. He has served on the Board of Directors for the STM Association, the Society for Scholarly Publishing and CHOR, Inc., as well as The AAP-PSP Executive Council. David received his PhD in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing.


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