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        美剧《生活大爆炸》的主题曲《万物起源》用戏谑的口吻将夹杂着大量术语的宇宙发展简史一一道来,技术宅风格浓郁,与剧中主角如出一辙。活泼俏皮的旋律和超快的语速令人耳目一新。演唱者也十足搞怪,起名叫“裸体淑女乐队”(Barenaked Ladies),成员却个个是七尺男儿。





Barenaked Ladies

Barenaked Ladies




Our whole universe was in a hot dense state 我们的宇宙一度粘稠滚烫
Then nearly fourteen billion years ago expansion started 大约140亿年前开始膨胀
Wait 等着瞧吧
The Earth began to cool 地球开始冷却
The autotrophs began to drool 自养生物热闹登场
Neanderthals developed tools 穴居人发明了工具
We built a wall 我们修建了长城
(We built the pyramids) (我们修建了金字塔)
Math, science, history, unraveling the mysteries 数学、自然科学和历史揭开了世界的奥秘
That all started with the big BANG 这一切都始于那场大爆炸
"Since the dawn of man" is really not that long “自从人类出现” 其实并非那么遥远
As every galaxy was formed in less time than it takes to sing this song 因为形成星系所用的时间 比唱完这首歌还要短
A fraction of a second and the elements were made 刹那之间 元素出现
The bipeds stood up straight 两足动物直立行走
The dinosaurs all met their fate 恐龙的末日降临
They tried to leap but they were late 它们想要最后一搏 可惜为时已晚
And they all died (they froze their asses off) 死得一个也不剩(在冰川期冻得梆硬)
The oceans and pangea 古大洋和联合古陆开始解体
See ya, wouldn't wanna be ya 拜拜了您呐 想要换个形象
Set in motion by the same big BANG 也是由同一场大爆炸所推动
It all started with the big BANG 这一切都始于那场大爆炸
It's expanding ever outward but one day 宇宙还在不断向外膨胀 然而终有一天
It will cause the stars to go the other way 它会逆转天体运行的方向
Collapsing ever inward, we won't be here, it won't be hurt 当宇宙向内塌陷 我们早已不复存在 也不会觉得疼
Our best and brightest figure that it'll make an even bigger BANG 最光明的前景就是 大崩塌会引发一场更大的爆炸
Australopithecus would really have been sick of us 南方古猿指定不爽我们现代人类
Debating out while here they're catching deer 它们忙着抓鹿 我们却争论不休
(We're catching viruses) (我们抓的是电脑病毒)
Religion or astronomy, Encarta or Deuteronomy 宗教、天文、电子百科或是《申命记》
It all started with the big BANG 这一切都始于那场大爆炸
Music and mythology, Einstein and astrology 音乐、神话、爱因斯坦或是占星术
It all started with the big BANG 这一切都始于那场大爆炸
It all started with the big BANG


(China.org.cn Rebecca 译)


autotroph: 自养生物,靠无机物质生存的生物

the dawn of: …的开端,…的起始

Encarta: 微软数字多媒体百科全书,微软公司的一个每年更新的知识系列产品的名称

Deuteronomy: 《申命记》,基督教《圣经•旧约全书》中的一卷

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