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NASA spacecraft records 'Earthsong'

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posted on Nov, 15 2012 @ 11:42 PM
I did a search and didn't see this... So hope it's not a duplicate. Either way, it's beautiful to hear! I'm not going to say much about this because there can be all kinds of interesting points to take from this article, but the reason I'm posting it is because of the sound of space. We could always get into the more detail about the killer electrons, but with all the negative...I'm just happy to hear the music.
it almost sounds like a chorus of crystal glasses and someone making mouth popping sounds. Haha

Oct. 1, 2012: In space, they say, no one can hear you scream.
Nobody ever said anything about singing, though. A NASA spacecraft has just beamed back a beautiful song sung by our own planet. "It's called chorus," explains Craig Kletzing of the University of Iowa. "This is one of the clearest examples we've ever heard."

Here is a link to the sounds recorded "Play Chorus"

Chorus is an electromagnetic phenomenon caused by plasma waves in Earth's radiation belts. For years, ham radio operators on Earth have been listening to them from afar. Now, NASA's twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes are traveling through the region of space where chorus actually comes from--and the recordings are out of this world. "This is what the radiation belts would sound like to a human being if we had radio antennas for ears," says Kletzing, whose team at the University of Iowa built the “EMFISIS” (Electric and Magnetic Field Instrument Suite and Integrated Science) receiver used to pick up the signals.

"Chorus emissions are front and center for the Storm Probe mission," says Kletzing. "They are thought to be one of the most important waves for energizing the electrons that make up the outer radiation belt." In particular, chorus might be responsible for so-called "killer electrons," high-energy particles that can endanger both satellites and astronauts. Many electrons in the radiation belts are harmless, with too little energy to do damage to human or electronic systems. But, sometimes, these electrons can catch a chorus wave, like a surfer riding a wave on Earth, and gain enough energy to become dangerous—or so researchers think.

Here is the link to the rest of the article: Earth song

posted on Nov, 16 2012 @ 12:22 AM

posted on Nov, 16 2012 @ 12:29 AM
Nice I also remember there being one for each planet if I recall each had it's on symphony type of deal I know it was posted here and wonder if I can find it again.

Yep found one
-- I forgot how many interesting sounds the solar system had and some are downright eerie to me!


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