Just because no one can hear you scream in space doesn’t mean that sound can’t exist Out There. And it doesn’t have to be sound in the conventional sense. Any electromagnetic radiation can be translated into something we can hear.
This includes mysterious gamma ray bursts, among the most powerful and energetic (not to mention mysterious) emissions in the known universe. A graduate student in physics at the University of Maryland, College Park named Sylvia Zhu is studying gamma-ray bursts. “What,” she wondered, “would these things sound like? Could they be translated into music?”
Why, yes. Yes, they can.
Read the whole story at Mashable.