Thursday, November 11, 2010

Pulsar music

Speaking of globular clusters, some work has been done to convert the electromagnetic pulses of pulsars near the core of globular cluster 47 Tucanae into audible sounds for our listening pleasure. 

More info here.

A lovely video of this cluster:

1 comment:

  1. I like this video. At the 50 second mark or so, it seems to blur and the resolve better. I wonder if this is because of the telescope used or the video technology used to make the video?

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