The Latest in the Music of the Spheres

Sound waves are unable to travel through the vacuum of space. Though that hasn’t stopped humans, dating back to the first known philosopher, Pythagoras, from trying to hear the cosmos. NASA just released their latest version of “musica universalis”, captured from the Chandra X-ray and other telescopes. The three images are of the Chandra Deep Field South, the Cat’s Eye Nebula (above) and Messier 51 (also known as the Whirlpool Galaxy). Red Canyon would like to thank Dr. Kimberly Arcand, astrophysicist Dr. Matt Russo and musician Andrew Santaguida for putting together these amazing sonifications.

To hear these sounds for yourself and to read more about them, click the link below!

Data Turned into Sounds of Stars, Galaxies, Black Holes

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