The Sounds of Space in the Electromagnetic SpectrumAugust 12th, 2013
Joe Hanson of It’s Okay to be Smart considers what the universe might sound like if we could “hear” the waves in the electromagnetic spectrum. He shares several examples: A soundtrack composed by Robert Alexander of the Sun’s emitted energy. Another piece created from solar particles that constantly flow through our Solar System. And a song composed of the magnetic fields of the Van Allen Belt. What about the period of the planets’ orbits, set to music? It’s incredible to hear these otherwise silent phenomena set to musical compositions.