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Buzz Aldrin Gets Blinded By Science With Thomas Dolby

Liz Dwyer

We already know Apollo II astronaut Buzz Aldrin is down to try new things, but who knew the 83-year-old would add performing with musician and technologist Thomas Dolby to his resumé? The duo teamed up at the Smithsonian's "The Future Is Here" conference, and confirmed that Dolby's 1983 hit, "She Blinded Me With Science," is still the most amazing ode to science ever. Dolby's company invented the technology that makes ringtones possible—think he'll make a ringtone of Aldrin yelling "Science!"?

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    • Liz Dwyer

      It's such a wonderfully unexpected pairing. Now whenever I hear this song I'm going to hear Aldrin's voice!