Using data from the remnants of a dead star, Kimberly Arcand created a sound representation. The results are fittingly far out. Via C-Net:
“Each sonification is created to best portray the scientific data in a way that makes the most sense for the specific data, keeping it accurately represented and telling the story, while also providing a new way of conveying meaning through sound,” Arcand explained in a NASA Q&A.
The latest addition to the collection is the sounds of the Tycho supernova remnant. The sonification uses the Chandra X-ray data, starting at the center and moving outward. Lower and higher notes are assigned to different colors on the spectrum, with redder hues producing lower notes and blue or violet notes translating to higher notes.
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