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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Thursday Mini-Post: Sounds in Space

Professor Don Gurnett's favorite space sounds recorded by a variety of spacecraft on instruments at the University of Iowa


Voyager_photo courtesy of the University of Iowa

Ever wonder what things sound like in space?  Check out Professor Gurnett's favorite space sounds recorded over the past 50 years.  They remind me of bird songs, especially the Earth multi-hop whistlers.  The Earth auroral kilometric radiation sounds like alien chatter.  Amazing.


http://www-pw.physics.uiowa.edu/space-audio/sounds/