And pray that there’s intelligent life somewhere up in space, ’cause there’s bugger all down here on Earth.

Do you remember this one?

The professor I am TA for posts this video with the NASA slideshow as a “congratulations card” for the students at the end of each term. Written by Eric Idle for Monty Python‘s 1983 film, The Meaning of Life, this song has a life of its own.

Click here for a fact check on the song: SJAA Ephemeris December 2003

Here to take a class at Kepler College: Certificate Programs

Here for the complete lyric: MetroLyrics

Here to see the song set to a slideshow of images from NASA: YouTube

And here if you would like the chords to play it on your Ukulele: Ukulele Boogaloo