I was best thinking, I guess that was the idea behind the question, in
pop/rock/anyothergenrebestbondedtopresent type of music as the cost would
be similar to an orchestra piece as the one with the images I saw.
Still I think you are deeply right on the ulterior reflexion about the
porpoise and media for popularization. However I may say its the beauty of
the images itself what pushed me to desire to continue funding NASA and
even if unconsciously that might also be a good stimulus for asking your
self about the science behind the images, those explosions seen in short
frame turning into a continuous current of heat responsible of life of a
whole planet for instance. Anycase I would consider "criminal" to keep such
a beautiful thing for oneself.
Always nice to read you Guille. Pirate love waves may lead you on your way
for the day. Take care brother.
El 15/04/2015 02:34, "Guillermo Muñoz" <email@example.com> escribió:
> Let´s follow with sound and music relation modulated by sun video, if my
> poor english let me do it.
> The video is a promotional video as the one that i sended about Valencia
> (in fact i sended last week but it was stoped until light discussion ends).
> In the video of my city the "objetc" to sell is tourism (so, come to
> Valencia !!). But in the NASA video the selling could be something like "we
> are developing good research" (so, please, don´t stop to give us money).
> In the discussion it is said that the composers are from these days, and
> the music was composed for this occasion (is it correct?). So, seems that
> it is not only a vulgarity or naive decission, and may be it is not wrong
> to say that it is well paid.
> I knew the Brilliant Noise film from Semiconductor, and this is just
> fascinating. It is not just a piece of art, it is an art science
> I think promotional films have their space. The problem is: why we need it
> in science popularization? Most of the time, science popularization is
> justified by the, now yes, naives sentences like: science is knowledge, so,
> it is need pushing science to society. But, if we need to push education
> issues, why to do it in only one mode?,
> If we are interested only in the promotion (so, money), the other face of
> the coin is just saying that in fact we are not very interested in the
> educational issues. Why not to do it in both ways? So, in my opinion, the
> only way to do an honest educational program is recalling that all
> educational issues (science, art, humanities, ...., images, sounds, tastes,
> ...) are important and relevant. We are not superheros, we can not know
> everything of each area, but just an empathic predisposition could be
> In all my work related to science popularization i listened many, many,
> many, many times words like: Chemistry is very important, or Physics is
> everywhere, or biology is amazing, ... but it is always said by chemists,
> physicists, biologists, ... I would like to see how a physycist said
> chemistry is very important, or a chemist saying biology is amazing, or a
> biologist saying physics is everywhere, etc, etc, if not may be science
> popularization is just a marketing work. And for sure, art, humanities are
> on the deal, because followin with the same statement, why to do science
> popuralization and not to do a complete educational popularization. So, in
> fact, it is a matter of cultural education, i.e. multimodal problem.
> Independet if we are interested in any marketing promotion (we need money
> to perform research), if we are developing a knowledge or educational
> activity, all points of view are important. In fact, the best marketing
> strategy to show that our research is good enough to be continously paid
> would be to show that it is multimodal (so, it would be expected more
> educative interactions, and hence more interesting social developments).
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