NASA to Send Beatles' Song on Long Journey
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If you get impatient at the time it takes to download music from the Internet, consider this. To celebrate its 50th anniversary, NASA will beam music into deep space - a first. The Beatles' peace anthem "Across the Universe" will be transmitted to the North Star, 2.5 quadrillion miles away. The song will take 431 years to get there.
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