New Recordings of the Song of Jupiter

As a longtime astronomy nerd, I’ve been following the adventures of the Juno spacecraft, a probe that’s trying to unravel some of the secrets of Jupiter. Because of the planet’s weird makeup, it generates all kinds of frequencies in the radio spectrum. Jupiter “sings.”

NASA’s latest Jupiter recording comes from Juno’s swoop around the planet’s north pole where he captured the sound of the auroras. It’s both eerie and beautiful. Read more here.

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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