Hey, Want to Listen to a Black Hole?

Check out this sonification of a black hole that NASA released. Honestly, I’d expect more violent, black metal matter- and light-crushing intensity, but hey, black hole, you be you.

The black hole at the center of the Perseus galaxy cluster generates sound. This happens due to pressure waves emitted by black holes causing ripples in the cluster’s hot gas. However, humans cannot hear some 57 octaves below middle C. Thanks to NASA for bringing more notes to this black hole sound machine.


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