161

Sound of Rosetta's Comet

General

Filing Number: 161 - Sound of Rosetta's Comet
Author(s): ESA
Date Added: 2014-12-01
Created: 2014-11-11
Digital?: ✓
Physical?:
Location:
URL: https://www.you...ch?v=iCv7OlpV8j
Lost & Found:
Tags: Comet; Rosetta; Electromagnetism; sound; ESA
Loaned:

Description

From the youtube page:

Comet 67P/C-G is humming. ESA’s Rosetta probe detected cyclical changes in the comet’s magnetic field environment. To make the comet’s magnetic ‘song’ audible to people, researchers sped up the data 10,000 times its actual rate.

Archive Notes

Digital Archive contains a video file with the sound and animation showing its recording.