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This neat application from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency lets you listen to the moon as if it were a record! Technically, it converts topological data that they have collected with the Kaguya explorer into music. Who knows, maybe an advanced civilization has encoded a message on there that you might discover.

I couldn’t get it to work in Firefox, however it loaded fine in Opera.
[via Pink Tentacle]


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  1. Daviplane says:

    The default Java Sound Synth didn’t work on my Firefox neither, the app remained muted until I choose another embedded MIDI Mapper in the Environment tab. HTH.

    By the way, Moonbell is a charming yet strange experience… great indeed.

  2. racerabbit says:

    It works, mostly, on Safari. Just don’t flip to another tab, or the sound will cut out.

  3. Gilberti says:

    This is obviously spam and needs to be deleted.

  4. Matt Mets says:

    Thanks, nuked!