Tag: Nasa

European Space Agency Release Multiple Intergalactic Audio Samples

Licensed under (various) Creative Commons IGO licences, the European Space Agency has uploaded a slew of intergalactic samples on their Soundcloud page. From the consistent hum of a passing comet to the crunch of the Philae probe landing on one, from muddled mission vocals to “alien” radar blips, many of these samples are production ready, offering opportunities to producers working within the realms of everything from acid house to industrial style warehouse bangers. For good measure, NASA has also released a similar collection via their own Soundcloud page leading us to believe that the integration of intergalactic audio may be the next frontier of ... Read more

The Universe Is An Audible, Ambient Symphony

As the film ‘Gravity’ famously displayed, there is no sound in space (well, ‘Alien‘ did mention it first). Though a virtual vacuum, the objects filling that space (no pun intended) continually emit electromagnetic vibrations detectable through “special” NASA designed instruments. Coming from a combination of electronic vibrations of the planets, moons and rings, electromagnetic fields of the planets and moons, planetary magnetosphere, trapped radio waves bouncing between the planet and the inner surface of it’s atmosphere, charged particle interactions of the planet, it’s moons and the solar wind, and from charged particle emissions from the rings of certain planets, in the same ... Read more