Brian Could provided a brand new space-inspired tune following a historic feat of the James Webb House Telescope.

Because the world celebrates the fascinating first pictures of the James Webb House Telescope, the astrophysicist-turned-musician collaborated with Graham Gouldman to launch the brand new tune, “Floating In Heaven.”

They wrote it from the angle of the telescope itself, making the lyrics extra fascinating whereas trying on the first pictures.

“I’ve by no means seen the moon so white / I’ve by no means seen the solar so vivid / I am floating in heaven,” a few of the strains say.

The Queen’s official YouTube channel additionally dropped an ethereal music video of the tune, receiving praises from followers who’re each into Queen and astronomy.

Could selected to create the tune to mark the historic milestone the world’s strongest area telescope just lately scored. The James Webb House Telescope was launched in December 2021 and entered orbit in January 2022.

It waited for months earlier than it grew to become totally operational this week.

“These pictures, together with the deepest infrared view of our universe that has ever been taken, present us how Webb will assist to uncover the solutions to questions we do not even but know to ask; questions that may assist us higher perceive our universe and humanity’s place inside it,” NASA Administrator Invoice Nelson stated.

He additionally praised the Webb staff’s success in following what NASA does greatest,

Among the many pictures, it captured embrace the SMACS 0723, WASP-96b, Southern Ring Nebula, Stephan’s Quintet, and Carina Nebula.

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Brian Could’s Journey as Astrophysicist and Musician

Could dropped the tune over a decade after incomes a Ph.D. in astrophysics from Imperial Faculty.

As a lover of astronomy, the Queen’s guitarist has been expressing his deep love for all issues area by means of a space-related tune years in the past.

His monitor, “39,” is about area explorers who return house after touring outdoors the earth for a yr. However upon their comeback, they discover out {that a} century already handed.

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The tune first appeared on Queen’s 1975 album, “A Evening On the Opera.”

“There may be nothing extra thrilling in a world of exploration than going to a spot about which you recognize nothing. The sky is the restrict for what we might discover out,” he stated, per

Earlier than working full-time with Queen, Could was learning astrophysics and was about to complete his thesis. At the moment, he selected to deal with music earlier than going again to astronomy years later.

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