Not content to blow minds around the world with incredible images of our universe, NASA has taken data from telescopes observing the center of the galaxy and created a space symphony.
NASA regularly takes digital data from remote telescopes and turns them into images. These images are a combination of light and radiation of different wavelengths that the human eye cannot see.
In an attempt to outdo themselves, NASA buffins have taken the stars to the next level using these same digital telescope data to create little cosmic concerts and ‘sonified’ the stars.
Sonification is the process by which data in the form of a binary code or a few and zero is translated into words instead of images.
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For the relevance of the data, NASA has created these audiovisual pleasures so that the pitch and volume are controlled by the position and intensity of the stars obtained in the images of the Galactic Center.
They and individual bright lights are assigned separate notes, while clouds of gas and dust make atmospheric drone sounds that olve the pieces moving from left to right above the image.
Naturally, the piece ends when it hits the four million-solar-mass blackhole Sagittarius A *. The short audio section covers an area of our galaxy that spans about 400 light-years.
For about 26,000 light-years from Earth, the galactic galaxy consists of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, the Spitzer Space Telescope, and the Lunar X-Ray Observatory’s ‘Performance’.
Each telescope plays its own ‘instrument’, which is tied to the data it collects
Hubble decorates the powerful regions of the galaxy where stars are born, including the star’s pizzato strings.
Spitzer ‘dramas’ the ethereal infrared spectrum, belting the glittering clouds of dust for everyone to hear.
Last but not least, the moon ‘sang’ the magical X-ray from the superheated gas as a result of the overflowing explosion.
The project also produced a sonoified version of the supernova explosion Cassiopeia A and the remnants of the world-famous image ‘The Pillars of Creation’.
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