Music of the Spheres

Real music from the sky: space plasmas

Audio emissions in the audible range are caused by langmuir plasma waves, as ``heard'' by the Voyager spacecraft. These emissions originate beyond the heliopause, where the ``Ribbon'' of energetic neutral atoms discovered by the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) also originates. Educational information can be found here.

Real music from the sky: pulsars

Catch the rythem and beats of pulsars in the heavens.


"HARMONY OF THE SPHERES: From Pythagoras to Voyager 2" by Dr Dominique Proust, Meudon Observatory, Paris France