Cool! The song of Jupiter’s moon, Ganymede

Ganymede is the largest of Jupiter’s dozens of moons (and the largest moon in the Solar System) is an interesting place. Juno, a spacecraft that’s been studying the Jovian system, completed a flyby back in June used its onboard instruments (the “Juno Wave” instrument) to listen in to the radio emissions made by the moon as it travels through Jupiter’s magnetosphere. Those radio emissions were then shifted into the range of human hearing.

The result is something like a trippy Brian Eno ambient composition. Or something like that. Whatever you want o call it, this is pretty cool. The whole story can be found here.

(Via Sean)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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