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Will.I.Am Says Coders Are Today’s Rock Stars

Earlier this week, will.i.am became the first artist to have a song broadcast on another planet. Tuesday afternoon, the Curiosity Rover on Mars played the song “Reach For The Stars,” which was audible here on Earth at a NASA event at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

Mashable caught up with the former Black Eyed Pea via phone after his appearance at the song premiere to talk about his interest in science, his work promoting STEM education, and how important this career milestone is. Read More

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