Four decades ago, Apollo missions hauled over 840 pounds of moon rocks back to Earth for scientific evaluation. None of the dozen astronauts who collected the samples received a personal specimen -- not even the late Neil Armstrong.
Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon , a financial adviser who once specialized in corporate restructuring at McKinsey & Co., dabbled in music on her off- time. The hobby yielded a chanting CD called “Soul Mantra” that she recorded six years ago for her father-in-law’s 91st birthday.
President Barack Obama , saying music is “part of what gets us through tough times,” hosted a concert at the White House tonight honoring Paul McCartney , who received the Library of Congress’s third Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.