The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently released a full soundtrack in time for Halloween that translates data from the cosmos into a playlist filled with the weird and ominous sounds of the universe.
On Wednesday, NASA released its latest mixtape, titled “Sinister Sounds of the Solar System,” on the audio distribution site SoundCloud, giving interested listeners the chance to hear data converted to audio after being recorded by a variety of ‘instruments.
The US space agency described the playlist’s “sinister sounds” as “filled with new ‘moans’ and ‘hiss’ from our universe that would frighten even the most grisly creatures.”
Some of the audio clips included in the 14-track playlist are sounds recorded by the Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure instrument of the Mars InSight lander, which in 2019 managed to capture a slight earthquake on the distant red planet. .
However, in other cases, NASA officials have used data sonication to translate information recorded by the agency’s Juno spacecraft and Voyager 1 space probe, as well as observations made from the space telescope. Chandra X-Ray Observatory, among other options.
While the Juno spacecraft made it possible to sonify radio and plasma wave signals from Jupiter’s ionosphere, the Chandra Observatory made it possible to create sound from data from millions of black holes in the universe.
In a statement to UPI, Kimberly Arcand, head of visualization and emerging technologies at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, explained that the playlist was released as part of an ongoing effort to provide the audience with something they “can hear and enjoy”.
“These are not actually sounds made by the universe, but a different way of appreciating the data that NASA collects,” she noted.
Earlier this year, NASA offered space enthusiasts a similar treatment when officials released a variety of tracks that turned broken images of the universe into sound. The previous version covered both infrared and optical photos collected by the Chandra X-ray Observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the Spitzer Space Telescope.
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