Amazing Music from the Sun (Courtesy of VSL)

Hi all…

I’m not sure how many of you are aware of the Very Short List e-mail list (if you’re not aware of them, check them out — it’s worth the look), but it’s brought some very interesting topics, sites, and images to my attention in the last few weeks.

This cool video is called “Brilliant Noise” from two British artists (Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt) working with the brainiacs at the NASA Space Science lab at UC Berkeley. Basically the 10-minute video turns the suns hot spots into soundwaves, creating a soundtrack that accompanies the amazing images.

Though the music isn’t startling in and of itself, when paired with some of this footage it takes on a life of its own.

Anybody interested in astronomy, music, or simply art, should take a look and a listen to the music of the sun.

Check it out.


Brilliant Noise from Semiconductor on Vimeo.

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  1. @Petra, I totally agree. Magic is all around us if we’d only stop to see it, rather than rushing through it. An artist is a magician if he or she can share a vision with the world. And science is just another tool.

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