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supernova1 Supernova Sonification: The Orchestra of Dying Stars

“The Radio gets the drums, the X-ray gets the harpsichord, and everything in between gets a different instrument, like a violin or a flute.”

Dr. Alicia Soderberg collaborated with blind astrophysicist Wanda Diaz-Merced to produce these audio “autopsies” that translate data collected from dying stars into orchestra-like sound files:

Via NPR’s original report:

Nick Normal

I’m an artist & maker. A lifelong biblioholic, and advocate for all-things geekathon. Home is Long Island City, Queens, which I consider the greatest place on Earth. 5-year former Resident of Flux Factory, co-organizer for World Maker Faire (NYC), and blogger all over the net. Howdy!


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