NASA has released some “space sonification” videos. This is what the universe sounds like.

Although you can’t hear anything in the vacuum of space, that doesn’t mean there isn’t sound out there. NASA, for example, has taken some astronomy data and converted it into sounds. Basically, these are the sounds of the cosmos.

For example, here’s what was derived from emissions of the Bullet Cluster.

Then you zoom in on the Crab Nebula, you get this.

And I know you’ve been dying to hear the song of Supernova 1987A.

Cool, no? Read more at New Atlas.

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