Sounds from the soniverse 2018-02-28

New sounds, based on quasar spectra from “The next generation atlas of quasar spectral energy distributions from radio to x-rays” (http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0067-0049/196/1/2)   Source Processed

Listen to the radio-cube of the Antennae Galaxies

Below is the optical image of the “Antennae Galaxies” colliding, as taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. Overlaid below is a radio-image taken by ALMA. In the ‘image’ in this case, each pixel is actually represents a spectrum of frequencies across the electromagnetic radio spectrum: the ‘image’ is actually a data-cube. We have transformed this…

Adventures in acoustic cosmology

ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY PRESS RELEASE RAS PR 17/30 (NAM 13) 3rd July 2017 A project that explores whether there is a musical equivalent to the curvature of spacetime will be presented on Thursday 6th July by Gavin Starks at the National Astronomy Meeting at the University of Hull. Starks, who has a background in radio…