Sky at Night: The sounds of the universe
While sound can't travel directly through the vacuum of space, there is noise in the universe. From a distant star collapsing in on itself, to an aurora on another planet in our Solar System.
Here, ahead of a Sounds of the Universe special from The Sky at Night, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock takes an audio tour of the cosmos.Continue reading the main story
The Sky At Night: Sounds of the Universe is on Sunday 9 March at 10pm on BBC Four. It will be available afterwards on BBC iPlayer.
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(1) Sound of the Sun - wide-band-pass-filter, Birmingham Solar Oscillations Network
(2) Jupiter's Chorus - Nasa/Donald Gurnett, University of Iowa
(3) Voyager leaving the heliosphere - Tim O'Brien/Nasa
(4) Pulsar - Tim O'Brien/Patrick Weltevrede/Cees Bassa/Sam Bates.
Slideshow production by Victoria Weaver, Rob Liddell and Paul Kerley. Publication date 8 March 2014.
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