Hear the sounds on the Chandra X-ray Center webpage:
In a story published by Science News on October 16, 2020 Matt Russo who is also a musician says “Listening to the data gives [people] another dimension to experience the universe.”
When Christine Malec, a musician and astronomy enthusiast who is blind first heard the sounds she said “I had goosebumps, because I felt like I was getting a faint impression of what it’s like to perceive the night sky, or a cosmological phenomenon,” (credit: Science News).
Read more on this story in Science News:
Matt did this project with his collaborator in SYSTEM Sounds (system-sounds.com) and says they are going to do a few more sets with over the next few months, so stay tuned.
Read more about Matt's astronomy outreach project SYSTEM SOUNDS in Toronto at: