Why STEM songs are so rare?

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This is certainly a Scientific question. Probably the question now is WAS there life on Mars.
Anyway a good excuse to put more Bowie up.
Dont mean to nitpick but is it about technical questions on determining if there was/is life on the moon or about emotional implications of the existence of life on the moon? Sorry, I am on my phone having trouble opening the video.
 
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Dont mean to nitpick but is it about technical questions on determining if there was/is life on the moon or about emotional implications of the existence of life on the moon? Sorry, I am on my phone having trouble opening the video.
Bowies lyrics can be cryptic at the best of times.
He give some explanation here
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_on_Mars_(song)
 
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This is a perfect example of what I was referring to in terms of songs being visceral:
Whether you like the song or not, it hits you in the gut before you even consider analyzing it.
 
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There are plenty of STEM tunes, here are a few I like:

I'll write a tune on F theory and LQG...
 
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I am more into instrumental music; and I study with instrumental music the best.
 
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I am more into instrumental music; and I study with instrumental music the best.
I like some of the white noise " music". Seems one gets enough input otherwise in today's world.
 
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Not sure if it is STEM enough but here goes...

“In the constellation of Cygnus
There lurks a mysterious, invisible force
The Black Hole of Cygnus X-1
Six stars of the northern cross
In mourning for their sister's loss
In a final flash of glory
Nevermore to grace the night
Invisible
To telescopic eye
Infinity
The star that would not die
All who dare
To cross her course
Are swallowed by
A fearsome force
Through the void
To be destroyed
Or is there something more?
Atomized, at the core
Or through the astral door
To soar
I set a course just east of Lyra
And northwest of Pegasus
Flew into the light of Deneb
Sailed across the Milky Way
On my ship, the 'Rocinante'
Wheeling through the galaxies,
Headed for the heart of Cygnus
Headlong into mystery
The x-ray is her siren song
My ship cannot resist her long
Nearer to my deadly goal
Until the black hole
Gains control
Spinning, whirling
Still descending
Like a spiral sea
Unending
Sound and fury
Drowns my heart
Every nerve
Is torn apart”

Cygnus X-1, Rush

 
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In answer to the OP’s question, “why so rare?”, I submit that it’s because you can’t dance to a STEM song.
 
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In answer to the OP’s question, “why so rare?”, I submit that it’s because you can’t dance to a STEM song.
Just, I guess, like one cannot dance to something like the 'Happy Birthday' song. That would be fun to watch :).( Of course, the birthday song is not intended as music.)
 
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In answer to the OP’s question, “why so rare?”, I submit that it’s because you can’t dance to a STEM song.
I feel like all the They Might Be Giants STEM songs beg to differ
 
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In answer to the OP’s question, “why so rare?”, I submit that it’s because you can’t dance to a STEM song.
You have never been to a Hawkwind gig?
 

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