The History of the Universe through Listening
Ever heard the sound of a radio storm between Jupiter and its moon Io? Follow this link to listen for yourself.
In this 12 minute TED Talk by the Artist-technologist Honor Harger she describes how listening to the noises of stars and planets and pulsars have informed our knowledge of the universe. In her own work, she tracks the radio waves emitted by ancient celestial objects and turns them into sound, including “the oldest song you will ever hear,” the sound of cosmic rays left over from the Big Bang.